Coronavirus Information Update
Posted: April 15, 2020
All information, alerts and announcements related to the current COVID-19 situation are now posted on this separate page »
Thank you for continuing to stay home as much as possible and maintaining social distance when you are out. Together our community will get through this challenging health emergency. Below is a summary of the most recent information and news.
As of today: 71,030 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in NJ; 3,525 cases in Morris County; 8 new cases in Randolph, bringing total to date to 182.
Of the 182 cases: 28 households have more than one individual; 14 individuals are currently hospitalized; 46 individuals have had symptoms resolve and can return to normal activities.
It is with great sadness that we must report 1 additional fatality, bringing the total to 11. Our thoughts continue to be 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: 17 of the cases and 7 of the fatalities are associated with long-term care facilities; 8 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.
The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development has prepared two guides to help self-employed NJ workers understand what benefits are available and how to apply for them.
- Self-Employed NJ Workers: Frequently Asked Questions During the Coronavirus Emergency
- Guidance for Self-Employed Individuals Filing a Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Claim
May 1 Property Tax Payments
At this time, the State of New Jersey has not permitted municipalities to change the May 1 property tax deadline or extend the grace period beyond the statutory ten day maximum. If the state permits either of these changes, the township will review and act accordingly.