MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The coronavirus pandemic has claimed the life of one Morristown resident, Mayor Dougherty reported.  The total cases of postive COVID-19 cases in Morristown are now at 18, he said.

That's a jump of six since Sunday March 22. 

Mayor Dougherty did not release any additional details.

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If you are concerned you might be at risk for Coronavirus (COVID-19), it is recommended that you:

If you are having symptoms: Call First
       Communicate travel history and symptoms before arriving at a doctor's office or health care facility, enabling the provider to determine the best setting for you to receive care.

Stay home except to get medical care
       Restrict your activities to limit the spread of the virus. If your symptoms are not severe, consider going online for 24/7 access to board-certified physicians for consultations, diagnosis & treatment.

Separate yourself
Limit contact with other people and animals in your home.  When possible, stay in a separate room and use a separate bathroom.

Other tips
The CDC also recommends wearing a face mask, covering coughs and sneezes, cleaning hands often, avoiding sharing personal household items, cleaning commonly touched surfaces and more.

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