NPCOVID19 11/16/20 Update from Mayor Al Morgan


NPCOVID19 11/16/20 Update from Mayor Al Morgan:


Today we have 7 new COVID-19 cases reported to us from the Board of Health bringing our total to 40 active cases in New Providence, all non-Long Term Care (non- LTC). There are currently no Long Term Care (LTC) cases, and thankfully no new deaths. 


Here is a breakdown of today’s new cases:


– 6 new adult cases


– 1 High School aged student (not a NPHS student)


We wish all a speedy recovery! Please continue to keep our lost, afflicted, and their families in your thoughts and prayers. 


•If you are not feeling well, please stay at home, self isolate, and get tested. 


•Please wear a mask. 


•Please be sure to socially distance. 


•Please wash hands often and continue to sanitize all surfaces. 


•Please answer the call if the Public Health Nurse contacts you. 


•Please be vigilant and talk with your children and families about taking extra precautions. 


•Please follow all CDC safety protocols outlined here:


 In an effort to help slow the spread,  New Jersey is rolling back the number of people that can gather indoors and outdoors.  Indoor gatherings will be lowered from 25 to 10 people effective Tuesday, November 17th. Outdoor gatherings will be lowered from 500 to 150 beginning Monday, November 23rd according to Governor Murphy. The change does not affect the current 25% capacity limits on indoor dining.


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


Resources and additional information are available on the New Jersey COVID-19 Information Hub at, and on our borough website under the COVID-19 tab at


The most recent COVID-19 case statistics for the borough can be found here:


Be safe, keep well, and stay strong. We will get through this. Pioneer Strong!

– Mayor Al Morgan


New Providence