UNION, NJ - Union's confirmed coronavirus cases as of Wednesday, June 3, total 1,749, with 70 deaths of township residents.

Statewide, there are 162,068 positive COVID-19 cases reported with 11,880 deaths.  In Union County, confirmed coronavirus cases total 15,911 with 1,086 deaths.

After the daily update with state and local authorities yesterday, Union Mayor Michele Delisfort said it was reported that New Jersey is 1st in the nation in COVID-19 patients in the hospital; 3rd in the nation in deaths per day; and 16th in the nation for new positive cases per day.  "We must remain vigilant against the spread of COVID-19," said Delisfort.  "The threat is very alive and well."