COVID-19: NJ Cases at 29,895, Essex County at 3,067, Montclair at 142

COVID-19 cases in New Jersey as of Friday, April 3.

Gov. Phil Murphy announced Friday that the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in New Jersey increased by 4,372 new cases, bringing total cases up to 29,895. The total number of people who have died in the state due to complications of COVID-19 is 646; 37,608 people have tested negative.

Muprhy said that in recognition and mourning of all those who have lost their lives and been affected by COVID19, all U.S. and New Jersey flags will be flown at half-staff at all state buildings and facilities indefinitely.

Volunteers with prior medical experience are encouraged to visit covid19.nj.gov/volunteer and volunteer, says Murphy, who added that 7,539 have already signed up.

Essex County residents who are symptomatic of COVID-19 can inquire about testing here.

Montclair Township Health Department reported Friday that, the confirmed number of COVID-19 reported cases in Montclair is 142; the number of individuals who did not survive the illness is now 17.

COVID-19 Cases by County
• Atlantic: 72
• Bergen: 4,866
• Burlington: 367
• Camden: 406
• Cape May: 44
• Cumberland: 36
• Essex: 3,067
• Gloucester: 183
• Hudson: 2,835
• Hunterdon: 148
• Mercer: 484
• Middlesex: 2,125
• Monmouth: 1,743
• Morris: 1,298
• Ocean: 1,685
• Passaic: 2,216
• Salem: 25
• Somerset: 641
• Sussex: 210
• Union: 2,487
• Warren: 149
• Under Investigation: 4,808

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