VERONA, NJ — The latest data from Essex County showed COVID-19 cases holding steady locally, with no jump upward from Wednesday's results to Thursday's.

The Thursday numbers from Essex County showed 134 cases in Verona, the same number as Wednesday's figures. Elsewhere, Cedar grove had three cases reclassified, bringing their total down from 483 to 480 cases.

County-wide, there have cumulatively been 19,135 cases and 1,822 deaths. At the state level there have been 176,278 cases and 13,660 deaths.

As always, Essex County is urging residents to practice proper mask wearing, hygiene and social-distancing protocols to help stop the spread fo this pandemic.