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Confirmed cases


Bloomfield: 1,050 (+1%)
Essex County: 17,695 (+<1%)
New Jersey: 160,918 (+<1%)


Bloomfield: 62 (+0%)
Essex County: 1,667 (+<1%)
New Jersey: 11,721 (+<1%)

As of 6/2/20 at 12:30 PM EST. Percentage indicates day-to-day change from 5/31 to 6/1. Sources: State of New Jersey and Essex County.

Top news

Bloomfield town council to host public hearing on 2020 budget and tax resolution via Zoom on June 22 at 7 PM
Bloomfield Pulse

Watsessing Home and School Association seeking volunteers to join executive board
Watsessing Home and School Association

Bloomfield plans 30-day trial period for 10 tennis courts in test of re-opening procedures for parks and recreation facilitites amid pandemic
Bloomfield Pulse

N.J. stores, outdoor dining can re-open June 15, salons and barbershops on June 22 barring COVID-19 backslide

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Local news

Bloomfield Pride marks the start of Pride Month remembering Black people killed by police, uprising at Stonewall Inn against police brutality
Bloomfield Pride

Broad St between Bloomfield Ave and Liberty St to be closed June 2-3 between 8 AM and 4 PM
Bloomfield Pulse

Grove St will be closed between Royalton Pl and Sawyer Ave on June 2 until 4:30 PM
Bloomfield Pulse

Local effort to protect habitat for critically endangered butterfly species sees 150 plants replanted from site under development
Bloomfield Pulse

Essex County cancels 2020 summer concert series and fireworks displays due to COVID-19
TAPinto Bloomfield

Powerflow Yoga in Bloomfield offering online yin yoga teacher training
Powerflow Yoga – Bloomfield

Essex County law enforcement officials join Newark mayor to denounce police killing of George Floyd, kneel in solidarity
West Essex Now

Other news

Governor Phil Murphy moves N.J. into next stage of re-opening as state reports 500 new virus infections, is testing most people per capita than any other state
Politico New Jersey

Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop joins protest against police brutality outside city police department’s South Precinct
Jersey City Patch

At least 30 cities and towns across N.J. held events against police brutality over the weekend as governor expresses support for those protesting
Asbury Park Press

Governor Phil Murphy vetoes bill that would allow rent suspension for small businesses impacted by COVID-19
Hillsborough Patch

Journalist arrested during protest against police brutality in Asbury Park released, N.J. attorney general to investigate
Asbury Park Press

Protestors march against police brutality during NYC’s first curfew in decades as police “violently disperse” protestors, seemingly ignore looters