Coronavirus Information Update
Posted: April 16, 2020
All information, alerts and announcements related to the current COVID-19 situation are now posted on this separate page »
We appreciate your continued patience and cooperation. Please stay safe, stay healthy, and try to stay positive! Below is a summary of the most recent information and news.
As of today: 75,317 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in NJ; 3,701 cases in Morris County; 8 new cases in Randolph. It was determined that 1 of the cases previously reported as a Randolph resident was from another town. Therefore, the total number of cases to date is 189.
Of the 189 cases: 28 households have more than one individual; 14 individuals are currently hospitalized; 52 individuals have had symptoms resolve and can return to normal activities.
Sadly we have lost 11 of our residents to this terrible virus. We continue to grieve with the families who have lost loved ones. The families have requested that no further information be released.
Included in the numbers above: 18 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.
Morris County Office of Health Management website
JCP&L reminds customers to beware of scammers trying to trick people into paying an “unpaid bill” to avoid a shutoff. JCP&L has suspended shutoffs during the COVID-19 emergency and they would NEVER ask for personal information such as social security numbers. To protect yourself and find out more about scams related to JCP&L, visit their website.
NJ211 has a wealth of information and resources related to the COVID-19 emergency.