NP COVID19 Update:

Update From Mayor Al Morgan

 

 

 

 

 

Monday Night 4/20 8:30pm

71 Total Cases

22 Recovered

6 Deaths

43 Active Cases

Today:

3 New Cases

0 New Deaths

Long Term Healthcare Facilities in New Providence:

We have just received updated Longterm Care Facilities cases and will now be reporting these as we receive confirmed information. Please note: Cases are reported to the primary address and therefore may not be reflected in New Providence case totals above.

Lantern Hill Continued Care:

16 cases and 8 Deaths

Lantern Hill Independent Living:

9 cases and 2 Deaths

Spring Grove:

18 cases and 4 Deaths

We will continue to keep you updated as we receive confirmed information.

Our hearts and prayers go out to our afflicted, and to all of our families who have lost a loved one. The heartbreak is devastating, and our community mourns these sad losses. We currently have 43 active cases in New Providence. We pray for a speedy recovery and a return to normalcy.

Please note how cases are reported. First and foremost, we only release confirmed information that is recorded according to state regulations. We want everyone to have as much information as we are legally permitted to release. We have had repeated requests for more detailed breakdown of numbers by age, location, and home verses hospitalized, etc. Legally we are not permitted to release information specifics that could make cases personally identifiable, thereby violating privacy laws, and HIPAA compliances. Also, occasionally you may notice a number or two discrepancy from day to day. This is usually because an address was incorrectly entered into the system. For example, someone who is a New Providence resident may have been incorrectly entered as a Summit or Berkeley Heights resident because of their mailing address. Also, positive COVID19 cases are recorded with the primary address. So if someone is a patient at a long term care facility in our borough, but it is not their primary address, their case would be recorded with their home address and not with New Providence.

We will continue to keep you updated as we receive confirmed information.

– Mayor Al Morgan

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