VERONA/CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Essex County's daily update on Sunday showed coronavirus cases in Cedar Grove number 382 with 95 deaths reported, while cases in Verona remained flat at 113 with 13 deaths reported.  Cedar Grove's Situational Awareness Report notes that 67 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 16,204 with 1,535 deaths reported. 

According to the state, as of 10 p.m. Saturday the number of residents hospitalized in the state decreased to 3,411 from 3,564 and 333 additional COVID-19 patients were discharged from state hospitals.

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*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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