RANDOLPH, NJ-Randolph Township reported the following:
Staying home and maintaining your social distance when out have helped to flatten the curve. As we have stated many times before, we truly appreciate all that our residents have done to try to limit the spread of COVID-19 in our community. Below is a summary of the most recent information and news related to COVID-19.
As of today: 131,890 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in NJ; 5,655 cases in Morris County. There were no new cases in Randolph; the total to date to 261.
Of the 261 cases: 45 households have more than one individual; 10 individuals are currently hospitalized; 143 individuals have had symptoms resolve and can return to normal activities.
Sadly, we have had 19 fatalities to date. We continue to grieve with the families who have lost loved ones. The families have requested that no further information be released.
Included in the numbers above: 22 of the cases and 10 of the fatalities are associated with long-term care facilities; 4 of the 10 individuals currently hospitalized are residents of these facilities.
All individuals considered to be close contacts of the confirmed cases are contacted and asked to self-quarantine for 14 days.
Governor Murphy today signed Executive Order No. 138 which extends the Public Health Emergency declared on March 9, 2020 through Executive Order No. 103 and extended on April 7 through Executive Order No. 119. Under the Emergency Health Powers Act, a declared public health emergency expires after 30 days unless renewed. https://nj.gov/infobank/eo/056murphy/pdf/EO-138.pdf
Governor Murphy's Executive Order issued last week opening state and county parks included the limiting of parking to 50% of capacity. Park staff will be monitoring the parking capacity; please remember to park only in designated spaces. Restrooms will remain closed and portable sanitary facilities may not be available.