RIDGEWOOD, NJ - In the neighboring village of Ridgewood, there are six "presumptive positive cases" of COVID-19, according to Bergen County Executive James Tedesco.  Through a statement, Tedesco said, "As of 6:00 PM Friday, March 20, 2020, Bergen County has 254 'presumptive positive' cases of COVID-19 identified; impacting 59 municipalities."

Tedesco noted that the numbers reported by the county and state may varied due to reporting times as well as the verification of pending cases. 

"Please continue to practice preventative measures to limit the spread of COVID-19," Tedesco said, "such as washing your hands with soap for at least 20 seconds, practice social distancing and staying home if you feel sick."

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Bergen County residents can contact the Health Hotline at (201)-225-7000 or visit: https://www.co.bergen.nj.us/health-…/2019-novel-corona-virus

"This is an ever evolving situation and will continue to provide important information," Tedesco said.  "Help us to share facts, not fear."

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