SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The total number of COVID-19 cases for Scotch Plains is now reported at 201, according to the Township's coronavirus information page. Mayor Al Smith said on Monday that 10 Scotch Plains residents have died as a result of the disease. The numbers are updated daily by the Rahway Health Department.
The Westfield Regional Board of Health, which covers Fanwood, reports that the Borough's current total is now 67 confirmed COVID-19 cases. There have been five deaths in Fanwood, as of Friday, April 24.
Union County reports that it currently has a total of 12,011 confirmed cases with 583 deaths; both figures rank fourth in the state. Meanwhile, Gov. Phil Murphy announced that the state total of confirmed COVID-19 cases is 111,188 with 6,044 deaths. The governor announced on Monday that the daily number of discharges has exceeded the number of new reported cases for the past several days.
Gov. Murphy’s stay-at-home Executive Order, which has been in effect since March 21, remains in effect in its entirety until further notice.
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