WAYNE, NJ – Mayor Chris Vergano reports the COVID-19 numbers on the Township’s website as they come in from the state. We compile the data for you in a weekly update. 

This week runs from July 9 – July 15

Three new deaths were reported for Wayne:

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  • July 9: Zero
  • July 10: One
  • July 11: Zero
  • July 12: Zero
  • July 13: Zero
  • July 14: One
  • July 15: One
  • Three deaths were reported between July 2 – July 8
  • Three deaths were reported between June 25 – July 1
  • Three deaths were reported between June 18 – June 24
  • Three deaths were reported between June 11 – June 17.
  • Five deaths were reported between June 4 – June 10
    • The total number of deaths now reported on the Wayne Township Website is: 188

There were 16 new positive cases for Wayne:

  • July 9: Seven
  • July 10: One
  • July 11: Two
  • July 12: One
  • July 13: Two
  • July 14: Two
  • July 15: One
  • Seventeen new cases were reported between July 2 – July 8
  • Nine new cases were reported between June 25 – July 1
  • Fifteen new cases were reported between June 18 – June 24
  • Twenty-two new cases were reported between June 11 – June 17.
  • Twenty-six new cases were reported between June 4 – June 10
    • Total number of Wayne residents who have tested positive: 1,463

Positive cases include:

  • Men: 2
  • Women: 14
  • Average Age: 58
  • Age Range: 11 - 94

Of Note:

  • An eleven-year-old female was reported as a positive on July 10.  This is the youngest Wayne resident who has tested positive in more than two months.
  • However, the average age of new positive cases has increased to 58. Last week it was 37 and the week before it was 49. Three weeks ago, it was 57.
  • The number of deaths due to COVID-19 has remained steady as this is the fifth week in a row with three deaths reported.
  • There has been a disproportionate number of females testing positive.  Over the last five weeks the number of new positive cases have been 24 Male and 55 Female.