Maplewood Loses 76-Year-Old to COVID-19; 8 New Cases Confirmed

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From Maplewood Mayor Frank McGehee:

Good Morning Community,

We are saddened to report that we lost a resident this weekend who was 76. Our prayers are with the family.

The Maplewood Public Health Division cumulative and new numbers for the week of Monday 7/27 through Sunday 8/2 are as follows:

Total Deaths: 27 (+1 )

Total Cases: 339 (+8 new cases – ages: 17-54)

Total recovered cases: 271 (+2)

NJ Statewide confirmed cases: 182,350

Essex County confirmed cases: 19,553 (3 highest county in NJ)

State aggregate data resources: click under “daily case summary updates.” Click the Demographics tab.

For COVID-19 questions, please call 2-1-1 or our Public Health Division at (973) 762-8120 or visit the Maplewood COVID-19 website:

***Young adults, please understand the importance of following the isolation and quarantine directions provided by our public health division and stay home if you are sick!***

We are healthier together by staying apart.  Thank you.


Essex County Testing continues, please go to and register for a test today.

Emergency Food Distribution

Thursday, August 6, 2020 at 9 a.m.

St. Matthew AME Church

336 Oakwood Ave.

Orange, NJ.


Note: Residents ARE REQUIRED to wear face coverings and practice social distancing.

1,000 boxes will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.

People may arrive starting at 8 AM. Walk ups are welcome.

Mayor Frank

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