NUTLEY, NJ - The County of Essex reported the 17th COVID-19 Coronavirus death in the April 11 morning report. The report also shows the number of confirmed cases as 257.

The report indicates that only individuals who have been tested and whose results are in the State of New Jersey data system are included. The actual number of cases may actually be greater due to pending test results. 

On Friday, the report from Gov. Phil Murphy shed some light on those who we lost to the pandemic.  State Releases Breakdown of Deaths from COVID-19: 64% White; 20% Black/Afr. Am.; 17% Latino/Hispanic; 6% Asian

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Bloomfield and Montclair both experienced jumps in the number of cases and deaths in those communities. Bloomfield COVID-19 Case Total Exceeds 400  and Montclair by the COVID-19 Numbers: 220 Positive, 24 Deaths

“Please don’t wake up Monday morning and behave differently,” Gov. Phil Murphy said in his Friday Press Conference. “We’ll tell you when you can behave differently.”

The county report breaks out cases and deaths by community. The report was issued at 9 a.m. Sat. Apr. 11.

Belleville 437 cases 24 deaths
Bloomfield 437 cases 24 deaths
Caldwell  54 cases 3 deaths
Cedar Grove 124 cases 11 deaths
East Orange 703 cases 36 deaths
Essex Fells 15 cases 1 death
Fairfield 64 cases 3 deaths
Glen Ridge  27 cases  2 deaths
Irvington 581 cases 37 deaths
Livingston 259 cases 24 deaths
Maplewood 137 deaths 5 deaths
Millburn  90 cases 3 deaths
Montclair 227 cases 24 deaths
Newark 2461 cases 128 deaths
North Caldwell 31 cases 1 death
Nutley 257 cases 17 deaths
Orange 361 cases 16 deaths
Roseland 46 cases 6 deaths
South orange 54 cases 3 deaths
Verona 56 cases 4 deaths
West Caldwell 98 cases 8 deaths
West Orange 458 cases 31 deaths

County Total  6977 cases 411 deaths 

All flags in New Jersey are flying at half-staff by order of NJ Gov. Phil Murphy to honor those we lost and those we wil lose to the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic. 

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