Tedesco: 31 Presumptive Positive Cases of COVID-19 Identified in Bergen County

Bergen County's Tedesco

Hackensack, N.J. – Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco has announced that there are 31 “presumptive positive” cases of COVID-19 identified in the County by the New Jersey Department of Health as of 12 p.m. today.

The municipalities with the “presumptive positive” cases are:

Bergenfield: 1

Dumont: 1

Englewood: 3

Fair Lawn: 3

Fort Lee: 1

Garfield: 1

Little Ferry: 1 (Patient Deceased)

Paramus: 1

Teaneck: 18

Wood-Ridge: 1

As more information becomes available, updates will be provided to the public and the media.

On Friday evening, Tedesco held a press conference (details here) and announced a supplemental executive order closing movie theaters, public theaters, and performance halls, informing the public of six new cases, which had brought the total to 13 at the time of the presser, with one fatality. Earlier this week, Tedesco declared a state of emergency and ordered schools to close and transition to online learning until further notice.

Please remember to practice preventative measures to limit the spread of COVID-19, such as washing your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, covering coughs and sneezes, and staying home if you feel sick.


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