Coronavirus Information Update
Posted: April 13, 2020
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Thank you for your continued support and efforts during this time. Below is a summary of the most recent information and news.
As of today: 64,584 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in NJ; 3,225 cases in Morris County; 4 new cases in Randolph. However, it was determined that 3 of the cases previously reported as a Randolph residents were from another town. Therefore, the total number of cases to date is 160.
Of the 160 cases: 24 households have more than one individual; 30 individuals have had symptoms resolve and can return to normal activities; 14 individuals are currently hospitalized.
It is with great sadness that we must report 2 new fatalities, bringing the total to 7. Our thoughts are with all of the families in our community who have lost loved ones. The families have requested that no further information be released.
Included in the numbers above: 12 of the cases and 4 of the fatalities are associated with long-term care facilities; 7 of the 14 individuals currently hospitalized are residents of these facilities.
All individuals considered to be close contacts of the confirmed cases are contacted and asked to self-quarantine for 14 days.
New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (NJMVC) Chief Administrator Sue Fulton announced today that all NJMVC agencies, road testing and inspection facilities remain closed to the public through April 26, 2020 as a measure to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. All driver licenses, non-driver IDs, vehicle registrations and inspection stickers expiring before May 31 have been extended by two months. Most renewals, replacements, changes of address and other transactions can be processed online at NJMVC.gov.
Today Governor Murphy announced that NJ, NY, CT, PA, DE, and RI have formed a regional advisory council to help guide the reopening once the COVID-19 emergency has passed. He stated that New Jersey cannot act alone and must be smart and tactical in how our region comes out of this or else we’ll be right back to square one.
- The spring bulk trash collection has been postponed until the week of June 1.
- The spring branch collection WILL take place the week of April 20.
- The spring Clean Communities Day and paper shredding has been cancelled.
- The following recreation events and classes have been cancelled: Little League Opening Day (April 18), Gordon Raupp/Kiwanis Fishing Derby (May 9), Arts in the Park (May 30), spring Artworks classes and spring tennis lessons.