WEST ORANGE, NJ -- There have been 10 more deaths of West Orange residents attributed to the COVID-19 coronavirus since Friday, Mayor Robert Parisi reported on his Facebook page on Tuesday.
"Another setback as we continue to fight this crisis," Parisi wrote. "This brings the township total to 86 of our neighbors that have succumbed to the virus. Our sympathies to the families and all those impacted by this virus."
The ages of the 10 most recently deceased ranged from 47 to 92. Eight of the 10 deceased were 78 years of age or older.
There are 32 additional COVID-19 cases in West Orange since Monday, bringing the West Orange total intake of cases to 797, including 696 active cases. Nineteen residents remain hospitalized and of them, five of whom are in ICU. There have been 67 recovered and closed cases, and 596 negative tests for the coronavirus in West Orange.
Across Essex County, there have been 11,083 confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Tuesday at 9 a.m. The county reports 847 deaths that have been associated with the coronavirus. In Essex County, 8,033 COVID-19 tests have come back negative.
As of Tuesday afternoon, there have been 92,387 confirmed COVID-19 cases in New Jersey, and 4,753 deaths attributed to the virus, according to the New Jersey Department of Health.