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For Immediate Release:
March 21, 2020
Contact:
Michael Pagan
201.336.6972
 
 

 

Tedesco: 363 Presumptive Positive Cases of COVID-19 Identified in Bergen County Impacting 63 Municipalities

Hackensack, N.J. – Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco has announced that there are 363 “presumptive positive” cases of COVID-19 impacting 63 municipalities identified in the County by the New Jersey Department of Health as of Saturday, March 21st.
“I support the steps announced by the Governor in his latest Executive Order as we continue to fight this deadly virus in the hardest hit county – Bergen County,” said County Executive Tedesco.  “When we implemented measures to fight COVID-19 two weeks ago, we knew that we had to take aggressive action to protect our residents.  The Governor’s actions will help slow the rapid spread of COVID-19 here in Bergen and flatten the curve statewide. ”
The municipalities with the “presumptive positive” cases are:
Town
Positive
Allendale
2
Alpine
1
Bergenfield
23
Bogota
3
Carlstadt
1
Cliffside Park
5
Closter
1
Cresskill
1
Demarest
3
Dumont
6
East Rutherford
1
Edgewater
5
Elmwood Park
8
Emerson
1
Englewood
23
Englewood Cliffs
2
Fair Lawn
16
Fairview
2
Fort Lee
9
Franklin Lakes
7
Garfield
5
Glen Rock
5
Hackensack
11
Hasbrouck Heights
1
Hillsdale
1
Ho-Ho-Kus
3
Leonia
3
Little Ferry
3
Lodi
4
Lyndhurst
6
Mahwah
4
Maywood
5
Midland Park
1
Montvale
6
Moonachie
2
New Milford
5
North Arlington
1
Norwood
2
Oakland
1
Old Tappan
7
Oradell
8
Palisades Park
2
Paramus
6
Ramsey
1
Ridgefield
1
Ridgefield Park
2
Ridgewood
12
River Edge
1
River Vale
1
Rochelle Park
1
Rutherford
2
Saddle Brook
3
Saddle River
2
South Hackensack
2
Teaneck
97
Tenafly
2
Upper Saddle River
3
Waldwick
1
Washington Twp.
5
Westwood
3
Wood-Ridge
4
Woodcliff Lake
5
Wyckoff
3
Totals
363
Please continue to practice preventative measures to limit the spread of COVID-19, such as washing your hands with soap for at least 20 seconds, practice social distancing and staying home if you feel sick.
The Bergen County Health Hotline is (201)-225-7000.  For additional resources please visit http://ww.co.bergen.nj.us/health-promotion/2019-novel-corona-virus
This is an ever evolving situation and we will continue to provide important information. Help us to share facts, not fear. 
**Please note that numbers may vary from the State due to varied reporting times and pending case verifications.