PLAINFIELD, NJ - Mayor Adrian O. Mapp announced in a robocall on Monday morning ten cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus in Plainfield.  By early evening, another robocall announced the total now stands at twelve.

The mayor said in an effort to discourage young people from congregating in the city's parks, hoops from basketball courts have been removed.

Mapp reiterated that Evangel Church is providing Plainfield residents with food and household supplies.  Residents should text (908) 325-5163 to have a Box of Hope delivered to their doorstep.

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City Hall remains closed to the public with essential personnel operating on a reduced schedule.

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