NUTLEY, NJ - Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo reported that there are two cases of Coronavirus in the Township of Nutley. TAPinto Nutley has not been able to confirm the information with Township of Nutley or County Health Department authorities, yet.

DiVincenzo made the statement during a press conference in Newark Sunday afternoon. The video link to the press conference is here: March 15 Coronavirus Press Conference  The reference to Nutley is made at about 2:25 into the video. 

No details were given regarding the age of the patients, or their current location. 

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He also reported that there is a total of 11 in Essex County, with two in Nutley, one in Maplewood, two in Bloomfield, two in Millburn, three in Montclair, and one in Newark.

EDITOR'S NOTE: About a half hour after publishing the breaking news story, the county executive issued a clarification on the Coronavirus cases in Nutley. He stated: "Information about the spread of COVID-19 is ever evolving and changing. The cases in Nutley that were shared earlier were presumed cases and are not confirmed at this time."

Keep up with all Coronavirus news and postponements in TAPinto Nutley's Health and Wellness section. 

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