MILLBURN, NJ — In the most recent case numbers from Essex County, posted on Mar. 5, Millburn Township has seen Under 690 cumulative cases and fewer than a dozen total deaths since the start of the pandemic.
In total, Millburn has seen 689 cumulative cases and eight total deaths. The death total means Millburn continues to have the third-fewest number of deaths related to the pandemic, with only Essex Fells (two deaths) and North Caldwell (six deaths) doing better in that category.
County-wide, Essex County now has 68,695 cumulative positive cases, and 2,424 total deaths as a result of the pandemic. Across the state, New Jersey had 712,585 cases and 21,094 totals deaths.
In the previous TAPinto Millburn update, released in mid-February, the Feb. 15 cut-off date of the data showed that the majority age group for positive cases in the county was in the 30-49 year old range, with 34.2 percent of positive cases. While they made up just 4.7 percent of all current positive cases, the 80+ age group accounted for 36.7 percent of all total deaths in Essex County, with the 65-79 age group accounting for 36.5 percent of deaths.
As of press time, Essex County continues to administer vaccines, and the locations and timing of vaccine sites can be found at the following link: https://essexcountynj.org/covid-19-vaccine-locations/