As of Thursday morning, the total confirmed COVID-19 cases in Essex County are 6034; 312 people have died. The number of people who have tested negative for COVID-19 is 4.237.
Essex County releases a daily updated report of confirmed COVID-19 cases by town and the deaths from the illness reported by the Communicable Disease Reporting and Surveillance System (CDRS). (Data is based on state information — there may be discrepancies based on reporting times and how cases are vetted and ultimately classified by the state).
Newark has the highest number of cases — 2093 — with deaths reported at 92. East Orange has 604 cases and 22 deaths, while Montclair has 208 cases and 24 deaths. Bloomfield has 360 cases and 19 deaths.