Township to Provide Daily Update of COVID-19 Cases

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Editor’s note: The West Essex Tribune has provided, on Facebook, a daily update ofLivingston’s COVID-19 cases, along with the county and state numbers, since the start of the pandemic nearly half a year ago. The county’s counts have been used for these daily updates, as the township ’s numbers have not been publicly revised on a daily basis. However, these county-reported numbers tend to rise and then fall as individuals are properly categorized within the state’s database. As a result, as soon as the Livingston Health Department begins publicly updating the numbers on a daily basis, the Tribune will begin using the township’s official count instead.

In response to a recent jump (and overall fluctuating numbers) in Livingston’s total COVID-19 cases, as reported by Essex County, the township’s health department has announced that it will soon be updating its local cases on a daily basis.

The up-to-date township list may be seen at, though it is not yet updating every 24 hours. As of this writing, on Tuesday, August 25, it was last updated on August 17.



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