News Department

Second death; more Parsippany residents presumptively test positive for COVID-19

PARSIPPANY-TROY HILLS, NJ (Morris County) – Additional Parsippany residents have presumptively tested positive for COVID-19 Tuesday, as well as, Parsippany’s second death due to the disease, according to Parsippany-Troy Hills Mayor Michael Soriano.

Soriano was only able to provide the following information Tuesday night on these cases:

  • A 60-year-old man currently hospitalized.
  • A 37-year-old woman.
  • A 35-year-old woman.
  • A 56-year old woman.
  • A 64-year-old woman.
  • A 91-year-old man who has passed away.

An 88-year-old woman passed away Monday due to the COVID-19 outbreak, Soriano said.

The number of presumptive positive cases in Parsippany-Troy Hills stands at 14 individuals, two of whom have since died from the virus, Soriano said.

“The Township is committed to being as transparent as possible with these cases and relaying as much information to the community as we can, while complying with privacy laws. The Township remains in constant contact with state and county partners, and will release additional information as it is provided,” Soriano said.

“To help combat the spread of this virus, please remember to continue the best practices of social distancing, washing your hands as often as possible, disinfecting any surfaces you may touch, and avoid touching your face,” Soriano said.

If you exhibit any symptoms of illness, remember to consult your personal doctor immediately. The State of New Jersey has set up a comprehensive website covering many questions you may have regarding COVID-19, as well as a telephone hotline. For more information, click here or call 211.

Tags

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.

Related Articles

Back to top button
Close