HAMILTON, NJ --  The diligent work of the public to stop the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in Hamilton Township is paying off.   On Wednesday, Hamilton Township Mayor Jeff Martin announced that July 15 is the first day that there are no new reported cases of coronavirus in the town.   This comes almost four months since the first case was reported on March 18.   

Martin called this "a fantastic achievement that proves we have all been working hard to stay safe and healthy.

"However, this proves that now more than ever we need to remain vigilant and stay safe in order to continue to this trend," added Martin. 

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According to data released by Mercer County, there have been a total of 1,667 cases of coronavirus in Hamilton Township.  There have been 7,815 cases reported throughout Mercer County since the beginning of the pandemic.

Hamiltonians and visitors to the Township are reminded to maintain six-feet social distancing whenever possible; wear a face covering inside and outside when social distancing is not practicable; wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or use hand sanitizer that contains at least 60 percent alcohol; and stay home when you are sick, and avoid contact with people who are sick

Martin praised the Township Health Department for their diligent work in continuing contact tracing efforts.

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