WEST ORANGE, NJ — There were four additional cases of COVID-19 reported in West Orange on Tuesday, according to Mayor Robert Parisi, who reported on his Facebook page that there was one additional death related to the coronavirus in the township.
An 80-year-old West Orange woman died as a result of the virus on May 23, according to Parisi.
"Our sympathies to the families and all those impacted by this virus," Parisi said.
The total intake of cases in West Orange was 1,340. Deaths are included in the "total intake" number and remain "active" until a full investigation is complete. The total number of COVID-19 related deaths in West Orange was 169.
Thirteen residents were hospitalized with the coronavirus, and, of them, four were in intensive care. There were 462 current active coronavirus cases in West Orange. The township reports that there have been 806 recovered and closed cases.
In 12 of the last 13 days, the increase in the amount of new coronavirus cases in West Orange has been less than five.
In New Jersey, an additional 299 coronavirus cases Tuesday brought the total in the state to 164,796, according to the state Department of Health. The number of COVID-19 patients hospitalized as of late Monday was 1,736, four fewer than the day before.