NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Mayor Al Morgan's New Providence COVID19 updates for Wednesday, April 29 reports 119 total cases with 51 active cases, 46 recovered and 22 deaths.
The long term care facilities in New Providence are included in above New Providence numbers and are broken out as follows:
Lantern Hill Independent Living: 9 Cases, 3 Deaths
Long Term Care (LTC)
Lantern Hill LTC: 16 Active Cases, 9 Deaths
Spring Grove LTC: 25 Active Cases, 6 Deaths
"We are happy to report 46 confirmed recovered today," said Mayor Al Morgan. "We will continue to keep you updated as we receive confirmed information".
The Governor has signed a new executive order allowing all state and county parks, and golf courses to re-open with social distancing protocols this Saturday, May 2nd at sunrise. For more information, please visit www.nj.gov.
Some more “Good Things Happening in NP” to report:
The New Providence Presbyterian Church (NPPC) has partnered with Boxes of Hope http://ow.ly/6QsL50zr9Hu to bring much needed food relief to those in our community dealing with COVID-19 related issues. They will be collecting donations of items on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays starting this Thursday 4/30 from 10am-2pm at NPPC near the doors to the main lobby.
A list of acceptable food items can be found here http://ow.ly/T1yl50zr9HA.
Please donate here if you would like to contribute monetarily: http://ow.ly/QPq950zr9Hy and designate Boxes of Hope.
If you need a Box of Hope, please text RELIEF to 908.650.8444 or fill out this form available at http://ow.ly/SeQY50zr9HB.
"We thank our New Providence Presbyterian Church, volunteers, and contributors for this new much needed generous contribution to our community," said Morgan.
Joe Savino of Adams Fine Clothing located at 1275 Springfield Ave in the Adams Shopping Center, in partnership with the New Providence Lions, is offering free masks daily at his shop between 10am-1pm. We thank Joe and the New Providence Lions for this very generous contribution to our community and for their good work on their “Sew It to Slow It” initiative which has provided over 4000 masks to local healthcare facilities, first responders, and those in need.
Today the Governor announced we have now lost more New Jerseyans to COVID19 than we lost in World War I, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, both Gulf Wars, the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, Superstorm Sandy, and 9-11 combined. "That really hits home," said Morgan. "So please, Stay Home! Continue sheltering in and only essential outings. As the weather continues to improve, and we begin venturing more outdoors again, please remember that all social distancing protocols are still in place. While enjoying the fresh air, please remember no gatherings, no play dates, no yard parties, no get togethers, and no organized sports. Please wear masks where social distancing is difficult, at all retail establishments, and while riding all NJ Transit vehicles. We will get through this. Stay safe, stay strong, and be well."