SPRINGFIELD, NJ — The largest jump of new cases in several weeks was reported yesterday, as the latest case numbers were reported in a daily update by Springfield Mayor Chris Capodice.

As of yesterday's update, Springfield had nine new cases of COVID-19 totaling 240 positive tests and 19 deaths.

Union County had 101 new cases of COVID-19, and 5 new deaths, totaling 14,903  positive tests and 952 deaths.

The State of New Jersey currently has 1,735 new cases of COVID-19 and 83 new deaths, bringing the state total number to 148,039 positive tests, and 10,435 COVID-19 related deaths.