NUTLEY, NJ - The Township of Nutley is mourning the 63rd resident to succumb to COVID-19. The most recent death was announced in the daily County of Essex coronavirus report issued April 23, 2021.
Today's announcement marks the 20th resident lost to COVID-19 in 2021.
The county also reported 12 confirmed cases of the virus in today's report. Since April 1, the county reported 311 new confirmed cases of coronavirus among Nutley residents.
The county offered several recommendations about staying safe and healthy as the pandemic continues in the Garden State:
• Wear a cloth or disposable mask when in public (both indoors and outdoors).
• Practice social distancing (keep a 6-foot space between you and others).
• Follow good respiratory hygiene recommendations.
• Cover coughs and sneezes with a tissue or sleeve, not your hands.
• Wash your hands often with soap and water. Use alcohol-based hand sanitizer if soap and water are not available.
• Stay home if you are sick and avoid sick people.
• Review and follow CDC travel advisories when planning travel. If you become ill after returning home to the United States, call your healthcare provider before going to a doctor’s office or emergency department of a hospital. Wear a cloth or disposable mask when entering the building to protect others.
• Stay up to date about COVID-19. If you have COVID-19 questions call 211, 1-800-826-1253, or visit the NJ State Coronavirus website at covid19.nj.gov.
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