SPRINGFIELD, NJ — Even on a day with no new positive tests, Springfield still felt the blow of COVID-19, according to Springfield Mayor Chris Capodice, who announced an additional death in town in yesterday's update email to residents.

As of yesterday's update, Springfield had no new cases, and one new death. That brings the township's total to 242 positive tests and 21 deaths.

Overall, Union County had 21 new cases of COVID-19, and 6 new deaths, totaling 15,293 positive tests and 1,030 deaths.

The State of New Jersey had 703 new cases of COVID-19 and 54 new deaths, bringing the state total number to 155,764 positive tests, and 11,191 COVID-19 related deaths.