Coronavirus Update: Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Mayor Joseph Pannullo

EAST HANOVER — East Hanover Mayor Joe Pannullo with a Coronavirus update for Tuesday, May 19.

Please be advised the East Hanover Health Department has informed us that since the beginning of the coronavirus outbreak, East Hanover has had 131 confirmed cases. Of the 131 cases, 109 cases are closed meaning that all appropriate protocols were ta.ken; the isolation period is over and completed according to the NJ State Department of Health guidelines. There are still 9 open cases and 2 of the 9 are hospitalized. The remaining 7 cases remain home quarantined. Sadly, we report that there have been 13 fatalities in East Hanover due to the coronavirus.

We ask that you pray for those who have the virus and to pray for those families that have lost their loved ones.

We ask that you patronize our local businesses by using technology to make your purchases on line as well as patronize our restaurants by using their takeout and delivery services.

I would also like to thank all of our first responders; they are all doing a great job.