LIVINGSTON, NJ — For the first month since November, the Livingston Health Department (LHD) recorded less than 200 cases of COVID-19 in February. Compared to the first 28 days of January, during which the LHD received 262 positive test results among Livingston residents, the LHD reported a total of 197 cases in February.
As of Monday, March 1—nearly one year after Livingston recorded its first case of COVID-19—there have been 1,653 cumulative cases reported in Livingston and 83 resident deaths attributed to the novel coronavirus, including 488 cases and two deaths since Jan. 1, 2021.
Statewide on Monday, Gov. Phil Murphy announced that more than two million doses of the COVID-19 vaccinations have been administered, including 1,346,932 first doses and 691,459 second doses. Next to Bergen County, Essex County has administered the vaccinations of any county, with 109,309 first doses and 52,362 second doses administered as of mid-afternoon on Monday.
Beginning on March 15, several categories will be added to the list of those eligible for the vaccine, including all educators and staff in pre-K through 12th grade settings, childcare workers in licensed settings and more. A list of those who will become eligible on March 15 and March 29 can be found in the photos above.
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