NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Board of Commissioners and Office of Emergency Management (OEM) report that there are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the township at this time. Their statement was issued about 4:30 p.m. Sunday.
Their statement was in response to earlier reports about confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Nutley.
Multiple media outlets, including TAPinto Nutley, reported live from a press conference held during the noon hour in Newark. The press conference was about the spread of the virus. During the conference, the number of confirmed cases in the county was reported. During the conference, two cases were reported in Nutley as confirmed. The information was clarified later in the day.
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.
Later Sunday afternoon, Essex County Executive Joseph D. Vincenzo issued the following statement, ""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."
The commissioners and OEM stress that "At this time, there are no confirmed cases in the Township of Nutley."
The Nutley OEM also states, "The Township of Nutley is taking all measures necessary to ensure the safety of the community and will continue to share information with the public as the situation develops."
Keep up with all Coronavirus news in TAPinto Nutley's Health and Wellness section.
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