We have 2 new positive cases to report today (1 adult nonLTC and 1 child). 5 cases have thankfully recovered. It is with a very heavy heart to report one new death. Our hearts, thoughts, and prayers are with the family at this very tragic sad time and with everyone who has lost or been affected by this awful virus.
New Providence currently has a total of 15 active Covid19 cases in our community (all nonLTC):
– 2 New Cases:
– 1 Adult Case
– 1 Child Case
– 5 Recovered
– 15 Total Current Active Cases
New Providence has had a total of 83 reported positive cases since June 1st :
- June – 4 Cases
- July – 12 Cases
- Aug – 59 Cases
- Sept – 8 Cases
For our current case statistics and chart please visit https://www.newprov.org/case-statistics/
Breakthrough cases and the breakdown of vaccinated verses unvaccinated current positive cases has not been reported to us. The percentage of Delta Variant cases has also not been reported to us.
We are working closely with our Board of Health to put together a Town Hall meeting to answer health and COVID questions and address on-going concerns. More details will be forthcoming shortly.
We will continue to keep you updated as we receive confirmed information. Please continue to keep our lost, afflicted, their families, all our first responders, our essential workers, and everyone on the forefront and affected by this pandemic in your thoughts and prayers. We wish all a speedy recovery.
New Providence will have another COVID Vaccine Clinic on Thursday, Sept 23rd 4-7pm at our Municipal Center Gym 360 Elkwood Ave. No appointment is necessary. Just walk in.
For more information and updates on COVID-19 help and services, including the Union County COVID-19 Test Center at Kean University, the Mobile Test Unit, Vaccination Information, Emergency Food Distribution and other Support Services, please visit ucnj.org/covid19.
For Emergency Food Distribution Events please visit: https://ucnj.org/covid19/food-distribution-events/
General information about COVID-19 is available through the New Jersey Department of Health at nj.gov/health.
Be safe, keep well, and stay strong! We will get through this Pioneer Strong! We wish all our friends, families, and neighbors celebrating Rosh Hashanah a very sweet and good new year ahead! Shana Tova!
– Mayor Al Morgan