PLAINFIELD, NJ — In a robocall from the City of Plainfield, residents were provided with the latest news on the coronavirus.

Mayor Adrian O. Mapp informed the residents that as of Monday, March 23, there were 10 confirmed positive cases of the virus in Plainfield, with several others quarantined.

Mapp reminded the residents of the 'Stay at Home' order passed by Governor Phil Murphy currently in place to restrict individuals from gathering in large numbers and restricting businesses to essential services. Supermarkets, bodegas and pharmacies remain open and restaurants are open for take-out and deliveries only. City-owned parks are closed for social gatherings but residents are urged to continue exercising to stay healthy.

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Mapp also reminded the residents of the new testing facility at Kean University where emergency personnel and first responders with a prescription and appointment can be tested at this site.

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Evangel Church is providing Plainfield residents with food and necessary supplies. Residents can text (908) 325-5163 to have a Box of Hope delivered to them.

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

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