PLAINFIELD, NJ — COVID-19, according to the administration's Wednesday update, has claimed the lives of 78 Plainfield residents in total.  That's five more announced since just one day ago.

The announcement stated the coronavirus has taken:

  • 37-year-old Caucasian female
  • 40-year-old Caucasian male
  • 88-year-old African American female
  • 82-year-old male
  • 91-year-old female

The total number of positive cases recorded in the Queen City is 2,059; across Union County there are 15,122 positive test results, with 994 reported deaths.

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In case you missed it, Plainfield was mentioned during Governor Phil Murphy's daily press conference.  Col. Pat Callahan of the New Jersey State Police said four subjects were charged with Executive Order violations for failing to disperse at a gathering that had about 150 people at it.

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