WEST ORANGE, NJ — Long-term care facilities account for 66 percent of the total deaths in West Orange that have been attributed to the coronavirus, according to data posted by Mayor Robert Parisi on his Facebook page Monday morning.
Of the 185 total COVID-19 deaths in the township since the start of the pandemic in March, 34 percent of them have occurred in private residences.
There were no additional cases of COVID-19 reported in West Orange on Monday, and no new deaths, Parisi said.
The total intake of cases in West Orange was 1,468. Deaths are included in the "total intake" number and remain "active" until a full investigation is complete.
Three residents were hospitalized with the coronavirus, none of them in intensive care. There were 145 current active coronavirus cases in West Orange. The township reports that there have been 1,245 recovered and closed cases.
Essex County reported a total of 19,612 cases of COVID-19 Monday, an increase of 59 overnight. There have been 121,228 negative test results in Essex County. There have been 1,857 deaths in Essex County attributed to the coronavirus.