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COVID-19 Update 4/7/20

Release Date: April 07, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (4/7/2020)

 

Town of Dover Update on Cases of COVID-19

 

At approximately 5: 24 pm, April 7, 2020, the DoverHealth Department, along with the New Jersey Department of Health, reported to the Town administration that Dover now has a total of one hundred ninety-eight (198) confirmed cases of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) within the legal boundaries of the Municipality.   

To date, here are the statistics regarding the infected individuals:

# OF CASES

FEMALE AGE

MALE AGE

1

 

49

2

 

32

3

 

59

4

 

35

5

 

54

6

64

 

7

 

29

8

 

19

9

20

 

10

 

47

11

45

 

12

51

 

13

 

61

14

69

 

15

 

26

16

 

39

17

 

50

18

 

61

19

23

 

20

42

 

21

53

 

22

35

 

23

67

 

24

62

 

25

63

 

26

 

41

27

 

55

28

35

 

29

 

32

30

 

28

31

 

74

32

 

63

33

42

 

34

 

39

35

27

 

36

 

50

37

62

 

38

55

 

39

59

 

40

 

57

41

44

 

42

 

33

43

62

 

44

 

56

45

48

 

46

 

29

47

 

59

48

 

45

49

 

26

50

28

 

51

 

46

52

 

21

53

 

72

54

 

43

55

 

67

56

 

77

57

 

78

58

 

35

59

 

22

60

 

57

61

 

22

62

59

 

63

57

 

64

52

 

65

54

 

66

58

 

67

45

 

68

47

 

69

 

37

70

 

28

71

 

35

72

 

56

73

 

74

74

 

25

75

 

58

76

 

54

77

 

65

78

31

 

79

 

41

80

76

 

81

 

58

82

40

 

83

63

 

84

 

60

85

 

51

86

 

76

87

 

39

88

 

60

89

52

 

90

37

 

91

36

 

92

 

83

93

22

 

94

 

69

95

37

 

96

30

 

97

 

24

98

 

56

99

 

72

100

41

 

101

 

34

102

 

55

103

 

44

104

60

 

105

 

42

106

 

51

107

34

 

108

59

 

109

 

48

110

 

40

111

 

45

112

 

57

113

32

 

114

 

66

115

 

49

116

 

49

117

 

33

118

55

 

119

 

63

120

23

 

121

 

28

122

58

 

123

 

45

124

 

39

125

 

60

126

 

21

127

 

25

128

53

 

129

53

 

130

 

46

131

 

59

132

 

26

133

38

 

134

 

11

135

 

64

136

59

 

137

 

54

138

 

52

139

31

 

140

42

 

141

37

 

142

51

 

143

 

61

144

86

 

145

 

64

146

 

60

147

27

 

148

66

 

149

49

 

150

33

 

151

77

 

152

53

 

153

76

 

154

66

 

155

38

 

156

63

 

157

27

 

158

33

 

159

67

 

160

50

 

161

68

 

162

52

 

163

52

 

164

56

 

165

45

 

166

25

 

167

 

29

168

 

62

169

 

57

170

 

29

171

 

47

172

 

51

173

 

38

174

 

60

175

 

50

176

 

58

177

 

55

178

 

21

179

 

61

180

 

53

181

 

50

182

 

59

183

 

39

184

 

38

185

49

 

186

 

69

187

 

35

188

 

31

189

67

 

190

27

 

191

54

 

192

46

 

193

 

85

194

33

 

195

72

 

196

 

60

197

 

85

198

23

 

        As the above chart clearly demonstrates, this pandemic impacts people of all ages.  We cannot stress enough that COVID-19 does not discriminate on the basis of gender and age.  ALL of us are susceptible to infection and we MUST take all of the precautions recommended by the CDC.

               All individuals who have for tested positive for COVID-19 to date are in isolation. Town of Dover health officials are following all applicable New Jersey Department of Health and Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention protocols, which require conducting an efficient and comprehensive follow up.   Close contacts of these individualwho reside in Dover are currently quarantined; the Town of Dover Department of Health continually monitors their health status.  

The Mayor and Board of Aldermen remind all residents to abide by the Emergency Declarations and Executive Orders of Dover, Morris County, and all Executive and Administrative Orders of the Governor’s Office.  The current Orders are available for review at www.dover.nj.us.  

The Mayor and Health Department continue to ask you totake the following simple, yet effective precautions to protect yourselves and others from COVID-19:

• Stay home if you are sick.
• Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
• If soap and water are not available, use a hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol content.
• Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash. If you do not have a tissue, cough or sneeze into your sleeve.
• Limit close contact with individuals who are sick.
• Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth.
• Avoid handshakes.
• Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces and objects, using manufacturer’s directions.
• Practice social distancing – avoid crowds and stay approximately 6 feet away from others whenever possible.

Residents showing symptoms of COVID-19 must contact their healthcare provider. Symptoms include fever of 100.4F, cough and shortness of breath. For additional information on COVID-19 resources, visit:

NJ Department of Health:

www.nj.gov/health/cd/topics/ncov.shtml

 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:

www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/summary.html

 

 

NJPIES Call Center: 

1-800-222-1222 or 1-800-962-1253 (non-NJ cell phones)

 

Text NJCOVID to 898-211 to receive text information and to stay informed