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6 Parsippany residents presumptively test positive for COVID-19

PARSIPPANY-TROY HILLS, NJ (Morris County) – Six Parsippany residents have presumptively tested positive for COVID-19, according to Parsippany-Troy Hills Mayor Michael Soriano.

Soriano was only able to provide the following information Saturday night on these cases at this time:

  • An 85-year-old woman currently recovering at the hospital.
  • A 64-year-old woman currently recovering at the hospital.
  • A 50-year-old man currently recovering at the hospital.
  • A 47-year-old woman currently quarantined at home.
  • A 40-year-old woman currently quarantined at home.
  • A 34-year-old man currently quarantined at home.

As of 1:00 p.m. Saturday, there have been 64 positive COVID-19 tests with 1 death in Morris County. In New Jersey, there have been 1,327 positive COVID-19 tests with 16 deaths.

“I want to emphasize that our first presumptive positive tests were inevitable. Continuing to follow the advice of public health officials is still the best deterrent to the spread of this virus to you, your loved ones, and the community as a whole. Hand washing, disinfecting of surfaces, social distancing, and related recommendations must continue to be implemented by all residents,” Soriano said.

Personal and collective vigilance is the best chance at minimizing the risk of this virus, Soriano said.

“My administration remains in constant contact with our state and county partners, and we will release additional information as it is provided,” Soriano said.

Residents are urged to consult your personal doctor if you exhibit any symptoms of illness. The Township will continue to provide accurate and up-to-date information as quickly as possible. New Jersey has also set up a comprehensive website covering many questions residents may have regarding COVID-19, as well as a telephone hotline. For more information, click here or call 211.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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