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Confirmed cases


Bloomfield: 1,044 (+0%)
Essex County: 17,629 (+<1%)
New Jersey: 160,445 (1%)


Bloomfield: 62 (+0%)
Essex County: 1,664 (+<1%)
New Jersey: 11,698 (1%)

As of 6/01/20 at 01:04 PM EST. Percentage indicates day-to-day change from 5/30 to 5/31. Sources: State of New Jersey and Essex County.

Top news

Thousands rally in Newark against policy brutality after the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis on May 25
Newark Patch

As many as 60 people attended an online vigil for George Floyd hosted by Bloomfield elected officials, clergy, as township pledges to be anti-racist
Township of Bloomfield

Approximately 100 people attended a protest and march through Bloomfield against racist policing
Bloomfield Information Project

Bloomfield offering free COVID-19 testing to residents Tuesday and Thursday between 10 AM and 2 PM at varying locations beginning June 4
Bloomfield Patch

N.J. to offer $100m in rental assistance to tenants affected by COVID-19
Asbury Park Press

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Local news

Essex County to host emergency food distribution event in West Orange on June 4 at 10 AM
County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr.

Community creates meal donation drive for local family who lost father, husband to COVID-19
Bloomfield Pulse

Free rabies clinic offered to Bloomfield residents on June 27
Township of Bloomfield

Bloomfield Recreation seeks community input for drive-in movie series
Bloomfield Recreation, Parks, and Cultural Affairs

Montclair announces their teachers of the year
Montclair Patch

Bloomfield photographer Elzbieta Kaciuba launches Front Porch Project to takes portraits of residents amid COVID-19
Essex Daily News

More than 100 Glen Ridge, Montclair residents protested killing of George Floyd on Sunday

Amid protests over killing of George Floyd, Newark residents call for approval of civilian complaint board to oversee police misconduct
TAPinto Newark

Protests against killing of George Floyd, racist policing planned for week of June 1 in nearby towns, cities
Newark Patch

Essex County executive, Bloomfield mayor among 17 local leaders backing Governor’s borrowing plan to cover budget shortfall from COVID-19
Bloomfield Patch

Other news

N.J. further loosens COVID-19 restrictions; childcare centers can re-open on June 15, organized sports can restart June 22, and day camps can begin July 6
Baskingridge Patch

New York attorney general to investigate police conduct at NYC protests against killing of George Floyd