Cases Climb, Town Shares Latest Age Breakdown

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As ofTuesday afternoon, August 4, the Essex County health department has reported that a total of 518 Livingston residents have tested positive for COVID-19 since the first case was recorded in mid-March. 69 of those residents have died as a result of the virus.

Compared to the same time last week, that is seven more cases, and one additional death.

Overall, statewide numbers continue to climb as individuals grow more lax in following social distancing guidelines. Last week, Governor Phil Murphy noted that many new cases have beentracedback to several large house parties.



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