Coronavirus News

June 12, 2020

BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- With COVID testing becoming more readily available over the past few weeks, an additional testing site has been added in Essex County.  The existing Weequahic Park testing site is still available on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9 a.m. to Noon   The additional testing ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- The first day of free COVID-19 testing in Bloomfield was a great success with practically all available time slots filled up. The township has scheduled six additional testing dates to ensure that any resident that would like to be tested is able to do so.  “It was great to see ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- The Bloomfield Health and Human Services Department has outlined step by step what the contact tracing process entails for residents that test positive for COVID-19. The purpose of contact tracing, is to retrace a person's steps leading up to the positive diagnosis and to reach ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- The Bloomfield Health Department is offering free COVID-19 tests to residents starting June 4. Testing will be done on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 10:00am-2:00pm at varying locations.  “As the state and our township slowly begin to reopen, it is imperative that our residents ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy at his daily COVID-19 press conference today announced reopening dates for  Child care centers (June 15) Non-contact organized sports activities (June 22) Youth day camps, including municipal summer rec programs (July 6)  These activities are allowed ...

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TRENTON, NJ - NJ Gov. Phil Murphy announced that he is signing an executive order lifting the limit on outdoor gathering from 10 to 25 individuals. The EO all allows recreational campgrounds to reopen effective immediately. The order includes both public and private campgrounds. The capacity on ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- According to the latest report from Essex County, Bloomfield has seen the total number of COVID-19 cases rise to 1014.  Although the number is high, the percentage of new daily cases has greatly decreased over the past few weeks.  The total number of fatalities from COVID-19 in the ...

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Belleville, NJ- As the novel coronavirus continues to engulf the world in sickness, loss, and uncertainty, a twelve-year Belleville, New Jersey career firefighter/EMT, Michael Sarno, emerges from the front-lines of this global pandemic to spread hope, proper precautionary measures and overall ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- In a report issued by Essex County this morning Bloomfield COVID-19 cases have reached 673 this morning, up from 667 yesterday.  The slight increase shows a significant decrease of some of the day to day numbers we have seen over the past few weeks.  In addition to the case ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- Bloomfield saw an overnight case increase of 18, making a total of 508 cases in the Township.  There have been 25 reported deaths to date.  Essex County saw an increase of 118 cases.  Although the numbers are increasing, the growth rate has been steadily slowing down. Below is ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ- In the latest report from Essex County Bloomfield saw an overnight increase of 26 COVID-19 cases for a total of 403 in the Township.  The total number of deaths is 20.  Overall, Essex County saw an overnight increase of 163 cases with 351 total deaths. Many health experts believe ...

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Essex County, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr., Freeholder President Brendan Gill and Vice President Wayne Richardson announced that testing for the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) will continue in Essex County Weequahic Park. Three additional dates have been scheduled for Monday, ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- As we are closing in on two weeks into Governor Murphy's stay-at-home order, New Jersey has seen the total number of positive cases just to 25,590, second in the nation behind New York.  That represents an overnight increase of 3,489. Bloomfield is seeing the number of cases in ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- Essex County as a whole saw an increase of 115 positive COVID-19 cases from 7 p.m. last evening and Bloomfield accounted for 5 of those cases. In total there have also been 1546 negative tests in Essex County.   Overnight, NJ reported 3,347 new positives statewide, bringing the ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- With testing becoming much more prevalent in the past week, the number of cases has continued to increase in not only New Jersey but in Bloomfield as well.  In the latest official report Bloomfield saw an overnight increase of 12 new cases, making a total of 44.  To date there are ...

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Essex County, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr., Freeholder President Brendan Gill and Vice President Wayne Richardson announced that Essex County will be opening a drive-through testing site for Essex County residents who are symptomatic of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- TAPinto Bloomfield has learned that two Bloomfield residents have passed away as a result of COVID-19. Their ages or any details regarding these cases has not been released.  There are now 16 total Bloomfield residents who have been diagnosed with COVID-19. With increased ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- The Bloomfield Board of Education has announced that a teacher at one of the Township schools has tested positive for COVID-19.  While the teacher is not a Bloomfield resident, the individual worked in a Bloomfield school and last had contact with anyone in the district on March ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- The number of Bloomfield residents who have tested positive for COVID-19 has climbed to eight as of today while more are awaiting results.  There is no specific information on those who have recently tested positive. With the total number of positive cases in the state hitting 890, ...

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