NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - In Mayor Al Morgan's Coronavirus Update, he confirmed that there have been a total of 59 cases reported in New Providence, 16 have recovered, six deaths and 38 active cases. These numbers include three new cases reported over the weekend and one new death.
Mayor Al's message:
We are sad to report three new cases, and very sadly one new death. We mourn with our families who have lost a loved one. This is so profoundly sad for our community. Please take a moment to say a prayer for them, for their families, for all our healthcare workers, first responders, essential personnel, and for our community. In solidarity and in support of them, and in remembrance of our lost, please join us in putting lights in your windows or outdoors to light up our neighborhoods through this crisis in the fight against COVID-19. For more information please visit www.newprov.org
Please continue to shelter in and stay at home. No non-essential outings. No gatherings. Cloth face coverings is now required in all open retail establishments and on all NJTransit vehicles including all busses and trains, in addition to social distancing requirements. Cloth face coverings are not recommended for children under 2 years, people who are incapacitated, people who have difficulty breathing, or any other person who can not easily remove their own mask. For more information, please visit www.nj.gov.
We will continue to update you as we receive additional confirmed information.
Be well. Stay safe. Be smart. Stay strong and be positive. We will get through this together.
- Mayor Al Morgan