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 that New Jersey should see the apex this weekend.

There is no official record of full recoveries at this time.  That will have to be determined once we are past the pandemic stage and all sanctions are lifted.  Please continue practicing social distancing as well as only leaving your home for essential work and food shopping. 

Remember that all state and county parks have been closed this week.  Governor Murphy also made it mandatory to wear a mask in all New Jersey stores.  Masks must be worn by the employees as well as the consumers.