BOONTON — The Town of Boonton has reported 44 new positive COVID-19 cases this week (November 5 to November 12). Since the beginning of the pandemic, there has been a total of 174 confirmed cases.
The age ranges are from 1 to 91, with an average age of 42 and the median age of 61. Sadly there was one death related to COVID-19.
New positive cases during the past four weeks were a total of 61 (October 15 to November 12).
Morris County is reporting a total of 10,708 since the beginning of the pandemic.
Due to the new guidance change, the Town is now reporting community cases separately from the cases in the long term care facility outbreak. The current Town of Boonton case number of 155, are community cases who are recovering at this time and are receiving treatment as necessary.
The number listed for the long term care facility are cases that are associated with an outbreak isolated to a long-term care facility in the Town of Boonton. This will account for the decrease in cases seen in the Town of Boonton in total. The case number reflects a cumulative total of all community member cases regardless of case status. This includes individuals who are no longer experiencing symptoms of the virus.
Please note: Federal and state law strictly prohibits the release to the public of private health information of any individual, including the name, address, or any other identifying information specific to those who test positive for COVID-19. The Town of Boonton maintains compliance with all applicable local, county, state, and federal regulations.