MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown Mayor Tim Dougherty provided residents with a daily update on COVID-19 numbers, new programs and Good Friday closures.

According to Mayor Dougherty, the number of coronavirus positives have increased by two bringing the total to 198 cases.

"The night before we were at zero and two from yesterday morning, so there is hope", said Mayor Dougherty.

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Mayor Dougherty again stressed physical and social distancing. He urged residents to stay home unless necessary, wash hands, wear masks, stay safe and remain vigilant.

He announced a new program called, Bells of Healing that will begin on Monday. Many Morristown churches will be participating. 

"Listen for this at 1pm on Monday", he said. "It will remind everyone where we are and that we are together as a community and we will pull through this together as a community and as a nation".

Town Hall is closed today for Good Friday. Residents with questions or concerns can email Mayor Dougherty at


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