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.

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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


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