Monday – July 27, 2020 7pm
Update from Mayor Al Morgan
Monday 7/27 7pm
163 Total Cases
27 Total Deaths
0 Active Case
Long Term Care (LTC) cases are included in the above NP reporting totals:
Lantern Hill Independent Living:
9 Positive Cases
Lantern Hill LTC:
17 Positive Cases
Spring Grove LTC:
46 Positive Cases
Total LTC Cases: 72
Total LTC Deaths: 20
Total NP Cases non/LTC: 91
Recovered non/LTC: 83
Current NP Active Cases non/LTC: 0
Total NP Deaths non/LTC: 7
0 New Cases
0 New Deaths
We are happy and optimistic to report no new covid-19 cases, no active cases, and no new covid-19 deaths in New Providence. Although this is very good news for us, some of our neighboring communities, and surrounding areas are seeing new cases and an increase in their numbers. Please be vigilant in following all safety protocols. This is not the time to be lax. Continue to wash your hands often, and sanitize surfaces. Please adhere to all social distancing and mask requirements to help us ensure everyone’s health and safety. Please self quarantine for 14 days if you visit any of the listed states identified below. Please keep our lost and their families in your thoughts and prayers. We will continue to keep you updated as we receive confirmed information. We will get through this if everyone does their part!
To find COVID-19 testing locations please visit here: covid19.nj.gov/testing
The state defines the 14-day quarantine travel advisory to travel from states identified as those that have a positive COVID-19 test rate higher than 10 per 100,000 residents or have a 10% or higher positivity rate over a seven-day rolling average.
Updated Quarantine Advisory has been issued for individuals traveling to New Jersey from District of Columbia, Illinois, Kentucky, Minnesota, and Puerto Rico, bringing the new total to 36 states and territories.
The 36 States and Territories Include:
Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Indiana, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Mexico, Nevada, Ohio, Oklahoma, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, and Wisconsin
Governor Murphy advises individuals traveling to New Jersey from states with significant community spread of COVID-19 to quarantine for a 14-day period from the time of last contact within the identified state. In addition to the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, the updated advisory includes 3 additional states – Illinois, Kentucky, and Minnesota, bringing the total to 36 states and territories. The travel advisory applies to any person arriving from a state with a positive test rate higher than 10 per 100,000 residents or a state with a 10 percent or higher positivity rate over a 7-day rolling average.
As of Tuesday, July 28, there are currently 36 states and territories that meet the criteria stated above: Alaska; Alabama; Arkansas; Arizona; California; Delaware; District of Columbia, Florida; Georgia; Illinois, Iowa; Idaho; Indiana; Kansas; Kentucky, Louisiana; Maryland; Minnesota, Missouri; Mississippi; Montana; North Carolina; North Dakota; Nebraska; New Mexico; Nevada; Ohio; Oklahoma; Puerto Rico, South Carolina; Tennessee; Texas; Utah; Virginia; Washington; and Wisconsin.
Travelers and those residents who are returning from impacted states should self-quarantine at their home, hotel, or other temporary lodging. Individuals should leave the place of self-quarantine only to seek medical care/treatment or to obtain food and other essential items. It is expected that individuals will follow the public health advisory to self-quarantine.
The list of states will be updated on a rolling basis and is accessible here:
Be well, stay safe, and keep strong! We are one day closer to normalcy. Pioneer Strong!
-Mayor Al Morgan