o The Mayor thanked all Newarkers who voted in this historic election and extended congratulations to Senator Booker, Congressman Sires, and Congressman Payne.
o Biden currently has 3 million more popular votes than Trump – and votes are still being counted.
• HERE ARE OUR NUMBERS TODAY
343 more positive cases than Monday, and a total of 3,963 since June 30th.
(average of 171 new cases per day)
No new deaths; a total of 44 since June 30th.
A total of 245,257 positive cases, which is 4,260 more than Monday, November 2 (average of 2,130 new cases per day).
A total of 14,591 deaths, which is 27 more since Monday, November 2.
• POP-UP TESTING SITES (3:30PM-8PM)
Monday, November 4:
220 Mount Vernon Place
Friday, November 6:
West Side High (403 South Orange Ave.)
We’re still working on setting up more pop-ups.
In October alone, we tested 25,068 people.
Today, we also welcomed home people returning from prison and tested close to 50.
• LARGE GATHERINGS HOTLINE
The current number to call to report large gatherings is 973-733-6000.
• NEW PROGRAM – OFFICE OF YOUTH AND COLLEGE AFFAIRS:
AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM
For 8th to 12th graders
Mondays to Fridays, from 3-6PM
Get tutoring, help with financial aid, and personal statements
Register today – call us at 201-563-9065
• JOIN THE MAYOR’S BOOK CLUB
The current book is The Autobiography of Malcolm X
Get your free copy at any Newark Public Library
• UPCOMING EVENTS
o Thursday, November 5 –
Virtual National Town Hall Meeting Assessing the Impact of the 2020 Presidential Election on African Americans
Hosted by Mayor Baraka
Special Guest: Danny Glover
o Friday, November 6 –
Invest Newark Financial Fridays launches its “Making Money in Newark” series with Jerome Wakefield, the Qualified Purchasing Agent for the City of Newark with the authority, responsibility and accountability of purchasing activity for the City to present Doing Business with Newark.
• Learn “how to do business with Newark”
• Hear about an “overview of upcoming bids”
• Learn about “RFP success factors and tips”
Register at: INVESTNEWARK.EVENTBRITE.COM
• CLOSING AND BLESSINGS