PLAINFIELD, NJ — Positive COVID-19 cases in Plainfield, as of Thursday, stand at 370, and range in age from 7-years-old to 96-years-old. Mayor Adrian O. Mapp's update includes news that there are an additional two deaths as a result of the coronavirus, two females, 86-years-old and 96-years-old, bringing the total to 12 individuals in the Queen City.
The City of Plainfield receives its data from the New Jersey Department of Health's Communicable Disease Reporting and Surveillance System; there is sometimes a lag in the data being reported.
Across New Jersey, there are 51,027 cases, with 100,478 tests reported. There are 1,700 death. Union County positive cases are up to 5,203, with 145 deaths.
A number of residents on Mayor Mapp's Facebook Live event on Wednesday questioned why Hub Stine Field is still open, despite the fact that parks in town, and across the County and State, are now closed.
In Thursday's update, the Mayor stated that all parks and athletic fields, including Hub Stine field, are now closed until further notice.
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