CEDAR GROVE, NJ — The latest figures from Essex County on Friday showed 12 new COVID-19 cases in Cedar Grove.

Verona actually saw its official cumulative intake of cases decline by four, to 151. Cedar Grove, with seven long-term care facilities, has had a cumulative total of 523 confirmed coronavirus cases since the start of the pandemic more than six months ago.

Across Essex County, there have been 20,366 cases, and 1,873 deaths attributed to the virus. There have been 149, 573 negative tests for COVID-19 in Essex County.