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June 26, 2020

Key Points from June 26, 2020 Coronavirus (COVID-19) Daily Update

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• As of today, here are our numbers:

o Newark:

7820 positive cases (yesterday: 7813; increase in 7)

628 deaths (yesterday there were 627; 1 new death)

o Essex County:

18,659 positive cases

1,775 deaths

o New Jersey:

170,213 positive cases

13,022 deaths

o More than 9.7 million cases globally (9,768,664) and 493,103 deaths

o In the United States: More than 2.5 million COVID-19 positive cases (2,510,836) and 126,897 deaths

o FYI: Info for the other towns that we had joint operations with [if want to report]:

 E. Orange- 1,943 cases, 211 deaths

 Irvington- 1,408 cases, 148 deaths

 Orange- 1,009 cases, 83 deaths

o Confirmed positive cases by zip code:

07102 – 277 positive cases

07103 – 903 positive cases

07104 – 1620 positive cases

07105 – 1276 positive cases

07106 – 823 positive cases

07107 – 1323 positive cases

07108 – 618 positive cases

07112 – 613 positive cases

07114 – 315 positive cases

o Deaths by zip code:

07102 – 30 deaths

07103 – 110 deaths

07104 – 136 deaths

07105 – 48 deaths

07106 – 72 deaths

07107 – 79 deaths

07108 – 69 deaths

07112 – 53  deaths

07114 – 24 deaths

• INFECTION RATE IS DOWN

 Continue to wear your masks, practice social distancing, and all that you can do to keep us going in the right direction.

 Our infection rate was 68% when COVID-19 first hit us and we’re now at or just under 5%.

 You are doing tremendously well. Let’s keep it going.

• AS WE GO INTO THE WEEKEND…

BBQs/ Picnics/ Group Gatherings

o Cookouts and gatherings must END by 9PM, City-wide curfew is at 9:30PM, and WEAR YOUR MASKS.

• 14 DAY QUARANTINE

O If you traveled or plan to travel to Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Utah and Texas – and Mayor added GEORGIA, then need to quarantine for 14 days when you return back to Newark.

O This is critical otherwise we run the risk of a spike in cases, more getting sick and possibly losing life, and we definitely don’t want to experience that.

• REMINDER: POP-UP COVID-19 TESTING AND CENSUS SITES FROM 3:30-8PM

 Come out on Monday to our pop-up COVID-19 Testing and Census Site

2nd Avenue / Mt. Prospect Pl. (Mt. Prospect Park)

 Wednesday July 1st - Independence Park (218 Van Buren Street)

 Friday July 3rd - School Stadium (541 Roseville Ave)

• REMINDER: COMMUNITY CLEAN-UP

O The East Ward Community Clean-up is tomorrow.

O Pick-up supples starting at 8:30AM:

  EDDIE MORAES STADIUM (IRONBOUND STADIUM), ST. CHARLES STREET

   FERRY STREET & WILSON AVENUE

O Dumpster locations:

1. EDDIE MORAES STADIUM (“IRONBOUND STADIUM”)- ST. CHARLES STREET (BETWEEN ROME AND FERRY STREETS)

2. HAWKINS STREET SCHOOL- 8 HAWKINS STREET

3. FLEMING AVENUE (NEAR MOTT ST)

4. MAGAZINE STREET AT MARNE STREET

5. VAN BUREN STREET (NEAR FERRY ST)

6. MADISON ST (NEAR DOWNING STREET)

7. NEW YORK AVENUE (NEAR ANN STREET)

8. MC WHORTER STREET (BETWEEN OLIVER AND CHESTNUT STREETS)

9. SOUTH STREET (NEAR HERMON STREET)

10. PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE AND ASTOR STREET

• REMINDER: Census and Register to Vote  

o Including our pop-up COVID-19 and Census pop-up sites, you have four ways to complete the Census and help us get the federal dollars that we need for our community.

o www.2020CENSUS.GOV

o Call 844-330-2020 or fill out the paper form sent by mail

• Closing and blessings

Mayor shared an excerpt from What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July? by Frederick Douglass