Two men have died from the new coronavirus in Paterson as the number of people tested positive climbed to 102, according to municipal officials.
Mayor Andre Sayegh ordered the closure of all municipal parks on Tuesday evening as the number of people tested positive for the new coronavirus surged to 71 in Paterson, nearly doubling from the previous day.
A Paterson police officer and fire captain have tested positive for the new coronavirus, according to sources.
Eleven addresses on a white sheet of paper was posted on social media over the weekend. Each address is that of a person who tested positive for the new coronavirus.
An alleged drug dealer was arrested on Monday morning in possession of heroin packets stamped “Corona Virus,” according to public safety director Jerry Speziale.
A pair of council members are calling for a meeting of the dormant Board of Health over the spread of the new coronavirus.
Former school board member Wendy Guzman, who tested positive for the new coronavirus, hosted the Mustard Seed fundraiser dinner and dance in Clifton amid concerns over Covid-19 in mid-March, according to multiple people who attended the event.