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Four confirmed COVID-19 cases in Randolph Township

RANDOLPH TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – Randolph Township officials received notification Tuesday evening of four confirmed COVID-19 cases involving township residents.

The residents range in age between 28 and 71, and one of the individuals is hospitalized. To protect the private medical information of these individuals, no additional information was released about these cases, officials said.

The Randolph Township Health Department is conducting contact tracing pursuant to the Centers for Disease Control and New Jersey Department of Health guidelines, officials said.

As of Tuesday, 7 cases of COVID-19 are confirmed in Morris County, 267 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 3 deaths in New Jersey and

“We wish the individuals with confirmed cases of the virus well and their families the best in this difficult time. We also remind the community to remain vigilant in following the guidance provided by the Centers for Disease Control, the State of New Jersey and our public health officials when it comes to social distancing, hand washing, covering coughs and sneezes and disinfecting common areas,” officials said.

Mayor Carey emphasizes, “This is a difficult time for all of us. The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting our daily lives in ways we couldn’t imagine even a week ago. I ask all residents to follow the directives and guidelines that have been issued regarding social distancing and prevention practices.”

Residents exhibiting any symptoms of illness should consult their personal doctor to discuss treatment options. For additional information regarding COVID-19 or the latest information from the town regarding this health emergency, residents are encouraged to check this website. Residents with questions or concerns may also contact the Randolph Township Health Department at 973.989.7050 or the township manager’s office at 973.989.7060 Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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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