VERONA/CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Essex County's daily update on Thursday showed coronavirus cases in Cedar Grove number 373 with 94 deaths reported, while cases in Verona number 113 with 13 deaths reported. Cedar Grove's Situational Awareness Report notes that 66 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 15,973 with 1,500 deaths reported.
According to the state, as of 10 p.m. Wednesday the number of residents hospitalized in the state decreased from 4,226 to 3,958 and 366 additional COVID-19 patients were discharged from state hospitals.
*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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