Coronavirus Information Update
Posted: April 29, 2020
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Thank you for your continued patience, understanding and commitment to staying home and/or social distancing. Below is a summary of the most recent information and news.
As of today: 116,264 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in NJ; 5,213 cases in Morris County. There is 1 new case in Randolph, bringing the total to date to 243.
Of the 243 cases: 41 households have more than one individual; 11 individuals are currently hospitalized; 115 individuals have had symptoms resolve and can return to normal activities.
Sadly, we have had a total of 18 fatalities to date. Our thoughts and prayers continue for those families. The families have requested that no further information be released.
Included in the numbers above: 21 of the cases and 9 of the fatalities are associated with long-term care facilities; 3 of the 11 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.
On Wednesday, April 29, 2020, Governor Murphy issued Executive Order No. 130 which authorizes municipalities by resolution to extend the 2nd quarter property tax grace period from May 10, 2020 to June 1, 2020. The Randolph Township Council has scheduled an emergency council meeting to take action on a resolution to enact the extension, per the Open Public Meetings Act, on Friday, May 1, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. The meeting will be held remotely via Zoom. You may join the Zoom meeting via computer by going here. The meeting ID no. is 894 2598 8598. You can also call in by dialing 1-646-558-8656. The public will have the opportunity to speak during the open to the public sections of the meeting. If you are calling in and wish to speak during the open to the public sections please dial *9.