VERONA/CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Essex County's daily update on Wednesday showed coronavirus cases in Cedar Grove number 371 with 93 deaths reported, while cases in Verona number 114 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 15,905 with 1,482 deaths reported.
According to the state, as of 10 p.m. Tuesday there were 4,226 residents hospitalized due to COVID-19 statewide and 382 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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