SPRINGFIELD, NJ — In the latest update, released by the Township of Springfield and Mayor Chris Capodice, Springfield ended the month of November with just over 500 cumulative cases of COVID-19.

Since Wednesday, Nov. 23, Springfield has seen 16 new cases totaling 512 positive tests and 23 deaths. According to Capodice. Of the 16 new cases, the breakdown in age and gender is as follows: one female younger than age 10, six Females ages 20s-50s, six Males ages 20s-50s and three Females age 60+.

Further information about the positive tests was unable to be provided as a result of patient privacy laws.

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Overall, Union County had 1,325 new cases of COVID-19 and 6 new deaths in the latest update, totaling 28,437 positive tests and 1,264 COVID-19 related deaths. The State of New Jersey had 19,399 new cases of COVID-19 and 107 new deaths for a total of 337,304 positive tests and 15,164 COVID-19 related deaths.

Statewide, the latest hospitalization numbers are as follows:

  • 2,961 patients are hospitalized 
  • 575 patients are in critical care
  • 332 patients are on ventilators
  • 263 patients were discharged

Additionally, as a result of increased demand for COVID-19 testing, the Union County Drive-in Test Center located at Kean University in Union Township will expand operations to four days a week.

No doctor referral is required, but the site is accessible by car only. To make an appointment online visit Union County’s new COVID-19 website, ucnj.org/covid19, or call 908-518-4307.