• HERE ARE OUR NUMBERS TODAY
212 more positive cases than Wednesday, and a total of 2,201 since June 30th.
2 new deaths; a total of 42 since June 30th.
A total of 225,430 positive cases, which is 2,207 more than Wednesday, October 21.
A total of 14,484 deaths, which is 28 more since Wednesday, October 21.
More than 42 million positive cases
More than 1.1 million deaths
More than 8.6 million positive cases
• NEWARK ZIP CODE DATA
This calculation is based on the method that we have done for the past few months and not the method that the State is using for its reporting.
• TEST POSITIVITY RATES (AS OF OCT 18) USING A 3-DAY ROLLING AVERAGE :
Newark 11.25% as of Oct 18 (vs Oct 11 was 7.4%)
NJ 5.28% as of Oct 18 (vs Oct 11 was 4.35%)
• BE STILL MONDAYS
Reminder that Be Still Mondays continues.
Everything must close at 7PM on Monday, except grocery stores, pharmacies and gas stations.
• LARGE GATHERINGS HOTLINE
Continue to call the hotline at 973-969-1122 to report large gatherings, large groups not practicing social distancing, and crowds not wearing masks.
• POP-UP TESTING SITES (3:30PM-8PM)
Friday, October 23::
Summer Ave & Chester Ave
(Note: There’s a Chester Ave street closure between Summer Ave and Summer Place)
Monday, October 26:
6th Ave & North 9th Street
Wednesday, October 28:
Peshine Avenue School (433 Peshine Avenue)
Friday, October 30:
Abington Avenue School (209 Abington Ave)
Monday, November 2:
South Street School (44 Herman Street)
Wednesday, November 4:
220 Mount Vernon Place
Friday, November 6:
West Side High (403 South Orange Ave.)
• REMINDER: EMERGENCY HELP FOR RESTAURANTS AND OTHER SMALL BUSINESSES
If you are a restaurant or small business owner hurt by COVID-19, be sure to pre-register for an application for the emergency help provided by the NJ EDA.
There is $70 million available but you have to pre-register and get more information online at CV.BUSINESS.NJ.GOV.
Restaurants can receive up to $20,000 depending on the number of employees.
Small businesses with 5 employees or less can receive up to $5,000.
Small businesses with more than 5 employees can receive up to $15,000.
• 11 DAYS UNTIL ELECTION DAY!
Visit VOTE.NJ.GOV for a complete list of polling locations and information on how to vote.
You can also call 1-877-NJ-VOTER (1-877-658-6837) for info as well
• DON’T FORGET TO JOIN US TOMORROW FOR OUR 7th ANNUAL INTERFAITH ALLIANCE PRAYER BREAKFAST
10AM on Facebook Live, hosted by Rev. Rountree and is guaranteed to be a virtual blessed experience
• CLOSING AND BLESSINGS