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Confirmed cases


Bloomfield: 1,055 (+<1%)
Essex County: 17,811 (+<1%)
New Jersey: 162,068 (+<1%)


Bloomfield: 63 (+2%)
Essex County: 1,687 (+1%)
New Jersey: 11,880 (+1%)

As of 6/4/20 at 11:46 AM EST. Percentage indicates day-to-day change from 6/2 to 6/3. Sources: State of New Jersey and Essex County.

Top news

Mayor Michael Venezia signs pledge to review police use of force policies, engage community in reform
Mayor Michael Venezia

COVID-19 deaths in N.J. likely 15k as official count misses thousands that died due to virus
NJ Spotlight

Police flag associated with opposition to Black Lives Matter hung in Montclair police building during community forum held after killing of George Floyd

Candidate for U.S. Senate, Larry Hamm, among chief organizers of Newark protest, is running against Cory Booker in Democratic primary
Politico New Jersey

Outdoor dining can begin on June 15 with new precautions as N.J. eases COVID-19 restrictions in second phase of re-opening

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Bloomfield High School volunteer project to remember those lost to COVID-19, seeks names and stories of those now gone
Community contribution on Citizens of Bloomfield

Bloomfield High School seeks supples for mask makers to provide masks to students in the fall
Community contribution on Citizens of Bloomfield

Bucco Restaurant in Bloomfield plans to open outdoor dining on June 18
Bucco Restaurant

APEM Creamery in Bloomfield offering free cups of gelato June 3 at 2 PM
APEM Creamery

Kremeandkrumbs ice cream shop in Bloomfield plans to open June 19

John’s Deli and Italian Bistro in Bloomfield to offer outdoor seating on June 15
John’s Deli and Italian Bistro

Gatherings in memory of George Floyd, against police brutality planned for Nutley, Belleville
Belleville-Nutley Patch

Montclair YMCA begins food distribution program for residents of the greater Montclair area

Montclair mayoral candidate Renee Baskerveille filed challenge to May 12 election that saw Sean Spiller elected
Insider NJ

Darren Memorial Foundation offering emotional health programming for young men
Darren Memorial Foundation

Other news

Governor Phil Murphy commends 1000s that have marched across N.J. in memory of George Floyd, against police brutality
TAPinto Newark

Governor Phil Murphy urges those gathering to protest killing of George Floyd to get tested for COVID-19

N.J. to adopt new rules for state’s long-term care facilities as COVID-19 deaths there make up half of the state’s total
Mendham-Chester Patch

Rutgers University to layoff hundreds of their lowest-paid workers despite alternative plan put forth by union