MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Township of Maplewood has 74 active cases of COVID-19 currently, according to data released yesterday by Mayor Frank McGehee. 

The Maplewood Public Health Division cumulative and new numbers for Saturday 8/15 through Monday 8/24 are as follows:

Total Deaths: 27  

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Total Cases: 352 (+4 new cases, ages 20-94)

Total recovered cases: 278 (+3)

In New Jersey, the number of statewide confirmed cases stands at 189,494, while in Essex County there are 20.112 confirmed cases, the second highest county for cases in the state.

McGehee reminded residents that state aggregate data resources can be found at https://www.nj.gov/health/cd/topics/ncov.shtml — Click under “daily case summary updates” — and at https://www.nj.gov/health/cd/topics/covid2019_dashboard.shtml under the Demographics tab.

For COVID-19 questions, please call 2-1-1 or the Public Health Division at (973) 762-8120 or visit the Maplewood COVID-19 website: https://www.twp.maplewood.nj.us/covid19.

In an update on testing, McGehee said that due to traffic logistics at the parking lot while the pool is open, "our second mobile testing site opportunity with Essex County will now be on September 7th between the hours of 4-6 pm.  That said, the Township is working to bring back a private partner for testing for our residents in September. Want to get tested ASAP? Please check out www.essexcovid.org to register today."

 

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