MILLBURN, NJ — In the latest update to township residents, Millburn Mayor Jackie Lieberberg provided the latest COVID-19 numbers, as well as information about indoor dining, COVID testing in town, and more. Kee reading below for the full update:
Millburn is reporting 173 residents having tested positive for COVID-19. There are currently 20,750 residents of Essex County who have tested positive for COVID-19. The confirmed cases in Millburn are cumulative and residents are not removed from this count once they recover. At times these numbers can change when contact tracing is complete and it is verified that a positive result should be counted in another community or county.
Please keep in mind the following important items:
- Under the 14-day quarantine travel advisory announced by the Governors of New Jersey, New York and Connecticut, individuals traveling to or returning to New Jersey from states with increasing rates of COVID-19 are advised to self-quarantine for 14 days. This includes travel by train, bus, car, plane and any other method of transportation.
The 14-day quarantine travel advisory applies to travel from certain states identified as those that have a positive COVID-19 test rate higher than 10 per 100,000 residents or have a 10% or higher positivity rate over a seven-day rolling average.
- On September 24, COVID testing by Essex County will be conducted in Lot 7, Millburn Train Station. Click here to view the flyer and more information on the Millburn COVID testing opportunity from Essex County.
- It is anticipated that the Millburn Elementary Schools will re-open on Monday, October 5th.
Please be extra careful on the roadways and local streets. Please check the BOE website for additional information and time schedules.
- Indoor dining is now permitted for restaurants throughout the Township at 25% of their capacity and in accordance with guidance outlined in Executive Order 183. Our local businesses are our community! Please remember to shop local, eat local and support Millburn’s small business community. https://nj.gov/infobank/eo/056murphy/pdf/EO-183.pdf
Enjoy your weekend! REMEMBER to wear your masks at all times when social distancing is not possible. PLEASE remember to discard your used masks in the trash, not on our streets. Remember also walk to AGAINST the traffic and bike ride WITH the traffic.
Wishing all those that celebrate a very happy and most of all, HEALTHY New Year.
The days are getting shorter and it is imperative to wear reflective gear or carry a flashlight after hours. SLOW DOWN on all our roadways and continue to look out for each other and check in on one another. ENJOY THE BEAUTIFUL WEATHER #MillburnStrong