WESTFIELD, NJ — On Saturday, we learned that six more Westfield residents have died from coronavirus, bringing the number of Westfield fatalities from the disease to 13.

Within hours of Gov. Phil Murphy ordering state and county parks closed earlier this week, Mayor Shelley Brindle ordered Westfield’s public parks shut to further create social distancing and help stem the spread of COVID-19.

There is some sunshine, however. Four Westfield High School football players will compete at Division 1 schools next year, and COVID-19 couldn't stop Greta's Run. Read these stories, and many more, below:

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Westfield Coronavirus Deaths Surpass Local Number Who Died in 9/11 (April 11)

Westfield Coronavirus Deaths Rise to 7, Mayor Says Wednesday (April 8)

2 More Westfield Residents Die of COVID-19, Mayor Closes Parks (April 7)

Westfield Coronavirus Cases Rise to 93. Police Who Tested Positive Recovered. (April 6)

Westfield Emergency Doc on Masks: ‘Bandanna is Fine’ For Most (April 6)

Westfield Recreation Cooking up Digital ‘Comic Relief’ Amid Pandemic (April 10)

Greta’s Run in Westfield Goes Virtual Amid Coronavirus. How You Can Participate. (April 6)

Sew Good! Westfield Residents Stitch Masks for Healthcare Workers and Friends (April 9)

Books, Coffee, Delivery: Amid Coronavirus, These Westfield Businesses Adapting (April 7)

Businesses in Downtown Westfield Offering Items Hard to Find in Pandemic (April 2)

Allstate Westfield Athlete of the Week: Conor Daly (April 8)

Football: Four More Westfield Players to Compete at Division 1 Schools (April 8)

Stay-at-Home Challenges Keeping Westfield Athletes Active Amid Coronavirus (April 9)

Westfield Man Helped Lead Resurgence of Vintage Game in NJ (April 6)

Westfield Area YMCA Still a Drop Location for Local Food Pantry (April 7)

Westfield Conservation Center to Open Later This Month (April 5)

Coronavirus Trash From Westfield, Other Towns a Hazard at Recycling Plant (April 8)

Hey Westfield, Watch Where You Put Your Gloves and Masks Amid COVID-19 (Video) (April 9)

State Updates

Murphy: ‘Be Very Careful’ About Drive-by Parades Amid Coronavirus, Stay Home (April 10)

Face Covering Mandatory When Shopping, Primary Election Delayed Under Murphy's New Executive Orders (April 9)

Coronavirus: NJ Prisons Readying to Release Some Inmates For ‘Medical Home Confinement’ (April 10)

State to Allocate $5M To Support Frontline Local COVID-19 Efforts As NJ Eclipses 50K Cases (April 9)

Murphy Orders County, State Parks Closed as Coronavirus Cases Rise to 44,416 (April 7)

N.J. COVID-19 Cases Rise to 26K, Here's the Breakdown by County (April 2)

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