VERONA/CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Essex County's daily update on Sunday showed coronavirus cases in Cedar Grove number 332 with 74 deaths reported, while cases in Verona number 106 with 11 deaths reported. Cedar Grove's Situational Awareness Report notes that 61 percent of the cases in Cedar Grove stem from the five care facilities located in the township.
The number of positive cases for Essex County increased to 14,624 with 1,282 deaths reported.
According to the state, as of 10 p.m. Saturday there were 5,317 residents hospitalized due to COVID-19 statewide. An additional 487 COVID-19 patients were discharged from state hospitals on Saturday.
*Note from County: This data will not match any other report since cases are continually entering the system and local health departments may reassign place of residence as appropriate during their investigation.
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