Township COVID-19 Updates

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December 29, 2020 8:00 AM

Township COVID-19 Update 12-29-20

Here is the latest COVID 19 report, 69 new cases to report since December 22. Sadly we have one new death to report.

Jefferson Township confirmed its eleventh (11th) COVID-19 related fatality. The decedent, a 63-year-old male suffering multiple preexisting chronic conditions, passed away on December 2. Any close contacts have been identified and notified and are quarantining per State protocol.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family of the deceased.

As of 5:00pm on December 29, there have been 882 confirmed cases of COVID-19, and 11 COVID-19-related deaths in Jefferson Township. Active cases are recovering and receiving treatment as necessary. Negative test results have been reported for 2,494 individuals.

If you are a resident and have tested positive for COVID-19, but have not been contacted by a Jefferson Township Public Health Nurse, please call the Township Health Center at 973-663-0700.

As always, please continue to follow all guidelines and protocols, continue to wear a face-covering in public & private areas, especially when you cannot physically distance, wash hands frequently, disinfect hard surfaces, and of course, social/physical distance by 6 feet and STAY CONNECTED!

Please make sure neighbors are checking on neighbors, especially the elderly.

Please continue to be diligent, Jefferson!

Eric F. Wilsusen
Township of Jefferson

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