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Confirmed cases


Bloomfield: 1,060 (+<1%)
Essex County: 18,234 (+<1%)
New Jersey: 165,816 (+<1%)


Bloomfield: 62 (+0%)
Essex County: 1,723 (+0%)
New Jersey: 12,443 (+1%)

As of 6/11/20 at 09:51 PM EST. Percentage indicates day-to-day change from 6/10 to 6/11. Sources: State of New Jersey and Essex County.

Top news

Graph shows Bloomfield spends 20% of budget on police, approximately 5% on health and human services, library, parks and recreation
Community contribution on Citizens of Bloomfield

Newark redirects $15m from police in ordinance to invest in community anti-violence initiatives, turn 1st Precinct into museum, declare hate groups terrorists
TAPinto Newark

N.J. tattoo parlors, nail salons, hair salons, and barbershops can re-open June 22, state to release additional guidance amid pandemic

State troopers patrolling Garden State Parkway, N.J. Turnpike do not have body cameras

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Garage sales are permitted amid pandemic, permits required within Bloomfield
Bloomfield Pulse

New ice cream shop in Bloomfield, APEM Creamery, opened Thursday, accepting online orders
APEM Creamery

Joan R. White, a Bloomfield resident, passed away from COVID-19
Bloomfield Information Project

Louis Rocco Raimondi, former Bloomfield public works supervisor, passed away from COVID-19
Bloomfield Information Project

Bloomfield Education Foundation awards $44k in scholarships to high school graduates
TAPinto Bloomfield

Sacred Heart Church in Bloomfield plans to begin taking reservations for mass as continues re-opening amid pandemic
Sacred Heart Church

Bloomfield Steakhouse to close Sunday, June 14 to prepare for outdoor seating beginning June 16
Bloomfield Steakhouse

Newark schools have been working on a new curriculum on African American history
Chalkbeat Newark

Turtle Back Zoo to re-open June 18 with new COVID-19 precautions
West Essex Now

Coalition of Muslim community groups in North Jersey to lead a protest against police brutality in Newark on June 13
Newark Patch

Nursing home workers hold silent vigil in memory of George Floyd in East Orange, across the state
West Orange Patch

Treetop adventure course, zip line, mini-golf to re-open June 12 at South Mountain Recreation Complex

Essex County freeholders pass resolution asking ICE to release detained immigrants in county jail, claim they don’t have power to order their release amid ongoing protests
Bloomfield Patch

Other news

Asbury Park defies state rule on indoor dining amid pandemic, increasing chance of COVID-19 transmission among local diners
Asbury Park Patch

Outdoor weddings in N.J. are allowed within COVID-19 gathering limits, indoor weddings still banned

N.J. state courts to re-open for limited proceedings June 22 under new COVID-19 precautions
Asbury Park Press