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Coronavirus News

May 19, 2022

EDITOR'S NOTE: The Livingston Health Department has added 106 new cases to the cumulative total since the publication of this report. The new total number of cases reported in May is 573 as of Thursday, and the five-day rolling average has dropped slightly to about 35 new cases per ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — As Livingston Public Schools (LPS) prepares for its pivot to a mask-optional protocol beginning Monday, March 7, the Township of Livingston continues to see a significant decrease in COVID-19 cases community-wide compared to January, when the omicron variant ran rampant throughout ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Following Gov. Phil Murphy’s announcement that the mask mandate for New Jersey public schools will end statewide on March 7, Livingston Public Schools (LPS) announced on Friday that masking will be optional for all students and staff beginning on that date. As the district ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Despite reporting nearly 1,800 new cases of COVID-19 among Livingston residents and four new deaths attributed to the novel coronavirus in January, the rate of transmission in the Township of Livingston and statewide continues to rapidly decline heading into February. According ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — After averaging more than 130 new cases of COVID-19 per day earlier this month, the Livingston Health Department (LHD) reported only six new cases on Monday and 14 cases on Tuesday as the statewide transmission rate dropped to 0.58 on Wednesday compared to 1.92 on New Year’s ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Signs that the latest wave of COVID-19 cases has reached its peak in Essex County began to show this week as county data indicated a three-day average of 2,464 new cases per day as of Tuesday compared to an average of 3,591 new cases reported in the first three days of 2022. The ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The New Jersey Department of Health recorded 15,482 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, a sharp increase from the nearly 10,000 reported on Wednesday. Thursday marks the second-consecutive day the state has broken a record for most new positive cases in one day.  Thursday's new case ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Despite the drastic spike in COVID-19 cases nationwide—including a significant increase in cases being reported within Livingston Public Schools (LPS) and the Livingston community at-large—LPS Superintendent Dr. Matthew Block announced on Wednesday that the district does not plan ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Due to a significant increase in the spread of COVID-19 in Livingston and across the state, the Livingston Township Council canceled its Monday night meeting after announcing plans to return to in-person meetings for the first time since the start of the pandemic. As of Monday, ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Despite a significant rise in COVID-19 cases amid the spread of newer variants, Livingston Township Manager Barry Lewis said on Monday that local data remains promising compared to other municipalities due in most part to the high vaccination rate within the township. According ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Of the 117 cases of COVID-19 most recently reported to the Livingston Health Department (LHD), data indicated that approximately 50% of cases were reported among residents between the ages of 31 and 60 while approximately 35% of cases were reported among residents aged 30 or ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — There have been 45 new cases of COVID-19 reported among Livingston residents during the first two weeks of October compared to 64 reported in the first two weeks of September, according to the Livingston Health Department (LHD), indicating a slight slowdown in the spread of the ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Despite a slight slowdown in cases among the 11-to 20-year-old age group over the last few weeks, nearly 50% of the 111 total cases of COVID-19 reported in September were among residents ages 30 and younger with nearly 20% of all cases reported among children under 11 years old, ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — With 26 new cases of the novel coronavirus reported in Livingston over the last week compared to 39 cases reported during the first week of the month, the latest data from the Livingston Health Department (LHD) indicates a slight slowdown in the local spread of COVID-19 despite ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Despite being the most-vaccinated municipality in the state, the Township of Livingston has reported nearly 200 new cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of August, with approximately 35% of recent cases being reported among residents age 20 and younger. Compared to this time ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — A third dose of the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines is now available at Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) for any area residents considered to be moderately or severely immunocompromised and will also become available to this population at the Essex County Vaccination ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston Public Schools (LPS) students ages 12 an older as well as their family members and other guests are eligible to be vaccinated for COVID-19 through a vaccination clinic to be held in the Livingston High School cafeteria on Monday, Aug. 30 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. in ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Township of Livingston will surpass 100 new cases of COVID-19 in single month for the first time since April as the rapid increase in local cases continues. As of Tuesday, Aug. 24, the Livingston Health Department has reported 105 new cases since July 30, including 71 new cases ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Prompted by a “New York Times” Learning Network article asking students to share what it was like to be a teenager during the first year of a historic pandemic, a group of teachers at Livingston High School were inspired to have their students do the same as the 11th-grade ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — With 65 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Livingston since July 30—including 20 new cases reported over the weekend from Aug. 13 to Aug. 16—the rate of transmission continues to increase along with the number of “breakthrough” cases in Livingston and statewide. Compared to this ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Essex County is now taking appointments for COVID-19 booster shots for people with compromised immune systems at its vaccination centers at Kmart in West Orange and Essex County College in Newark. Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, Jr. announced that the county would ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — As of Aug. 10, the Livingston Health Department (LHD) has reported 90 new cases of COVID-19 since July 1, including 45 new cases over the last 14 days (from July 27 to Aug. 10) compared to only 31 total cases reported in July 2020 and August 2020 combined.   After the LHD ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy announced earlier this week that all workers in certain state and private health care facilities as well as high-risk congregate settings will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Sept. 7 or be subject to testing weekly (at minimum one to two times ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — All visitors to Livingston Township offices, including both fully vaccinated and non-vaccinated individuals, are now required to wear a face mask in common areas as local and national cases of COVID-19 continue to increase as a result of the rapidly spreading Delta variant.  As ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Township of Livingston has reported 53 new cases of COVID-19 in July as of Thursday, July 29, marking nearly four times the 13 total cases reported in all of June. Following the recent upsurge in the Delta variant of COVID-19, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — With 16 new COVID-19 cases recorded in Livingston in the first half of July, the township surpassed its June case total mid-way through the month. As of Monday, July 19, the Livingston Health Department (LHD) reported a cumulative total of 2,164 local cases since the start of the ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — With 16 new COVID-19 cases recorded in Livingston over the first 16 days of July, the township has already surpassed its June case total mid-way through the month. According to local health officials, the increase in cases statewide in recent weeks is the result of the new Delta ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — As of Monday, July 5, the Livingston Health Department (LHD) continues to see a significant decrease in the number of reported COVID-19 cases, with only 16 total cases reported since June 1. Of the 13 total cases reported in June, all were among residents age 30 and younger, ...

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