June 12, 2020

Key Points from June 12, 2020 Coronavirus (COVID-19) Daily Update

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• As of today:

o Newark:

7,575 positive cases and 612 deaths

Yesterday, there were 7,540 positive cases—an increase of 35 cases; and 3 new deaths

o Essex County:

18,268 positive cases and 1,733 deaths

o New Jersey:

165,864 positive cases and 12,455 deaths

o There are more than 7.6 million cases globally (7,638,148) and 424,780 deaths

o In the United States: More than 2 million COVID-19 positive cases (2,092,132) and 116,106 deaths

o Information for the towns that we had joint operations with are as follows:

 E. Orange - 1,907 cases, 205 deaths

 Irvington - 1,360 cases, 143 deaths

 Orange - 979 cases, 81 deaths

o Confirmed positive cases by zip code:

07102 – 272 positive cases

07103 – 893 positive cases

07104 – 1596 positive cases

07105 – 1229 positive cases

07106 – 812 positive cases

07107 – 1280 positive cases

07108 – 602 positive cases

07112 – 600 positive cases

07114 – 324 positive cases

o Deaths by zip code:

07102 – 31 deaths

07103 – 106 deaths

07104 – 131 deaths

07105 – 48 deaths

07106 – 71 deaths

07107 – 77 deaths

07108 – 68 deaths

07112 – 52 deaths

07114 – 23 deaths


BBQs/ Picnics/ Group Gatherings

o Cookouts and gatherings must END by 9PM

o City-wide curfew is at 9:30PM



• Reminder: Business Reopening Applications

o If you need help filling out the business reopening application, we have video instructions on the NEWARKCOVID19.COM website. Click on “Application and requirements to reopen.”

o To date we’ve received 547 applications and 331 have been approved (some include barber, hair and nail salons and which cannot open yet).  

O If you have any questions, please email us at REOPENINGPLAN@NEWARKNJ.GOV.

O All businesses should have a sign in window if they are able to be open. If you see one without then contact us at 973-733-6000 OR 973-733-4311.

• City Hall and Municipal Buildings Reopen for Normal Business Hours Starting Monday, June 15

o We are looking forward to welcoming everyone back into City Hall.

o You will need to check and have temperature checked, wear your mask upon entering the buildings, and no more than three people will be allowed on elevators.

• Answers to a few questions that people had about reopening:

o You can get municipal IDs at Ann Street School testing site (30 Ann Street).

o You cannot get evicted right now. If you need help from Tenant Legal Services, call 973-590-8798.

o Also, landlords should not be raising rents.

o We are going to continue having daily updates until Labor Day so that we can get this information out to everyone.

o We need everyone to help keep everybody safe. Share the information!

• Reminder: Community South Ward

o Everyone is excited about Saturday’s Community Clean-Up in the South Ward, June 13th. We are asking to clean in front of your property and where you live to join efforts in making sure our city is clean..  

o The next clean-up days are June 20 (West Ward), June 27 (East Ward), July 11 (Central Ward) and July 18 (North Ward).

o South Ward Dumpster locations (June 13):

Weequahic Section:

 Pomona Ave and Parkview Terrace; Leslie Ave and Chancellor Ave; Wainwright St (between Chancellor & Lyons Ave); Shephard Ave (between Osborne Terr & Bergen St); Ludlow St

Clinton Hill:

 South 12th St IYO; Ingram Pl (between Millington and West Runyon); South 20th St and Clinton Avenue; Shanley Ave (between Clinton and Madison Ave); South 18th St (between Avon and Clinton)

o Pick-up supplies on Saturday, June 13 from 8am to 4pm at:

 Clinton Ave Community Sound Stage (Clinton Ave and Peshine Ave)

 Bo Porter Sports Complex (378 Lyons Ave)

• Reminder: Join Mayor Baraka this Sunday, June 14 for a Conversation with Black Law Enforcement at 2PM on Facebook Live  

• Reminder: Census

o Complete your Census questionnaire at 2020CENSUS.GOV, call 844-330-2020, or fill out the paper form sent by mail.

• Closing and blessings

o Please be safe this weekend. Wear your mask and avoid large crowds. Reach out to your family. Keep pushing and stay strong. We are Newark Strong.