The number of people tested positive for the new coronavirus in Paterson increased by 17 to 6,386 on Tuesday afternoon, according to municipal government data.
Hundreds of people chanted the name of George Floyd in front of the historic Danforth Memorial Library in Paterson on Tuesday afternoon.
A person has died in a house fire on 17th Avenue on Tuesday afternoon.
Former councilman Alex Mendez remained on top after a manual recounting of the ballots in the 3rd Ward race on Monday.
The number of people tested positive for the new coronavirus in Paterson increased by 23 to 6,369 on Monday afternoon, according to municipal government data.
A city man was wounded in a shooting on North Main Street early Monday afternoon, making him the 16th person shot in Paterson over a violent eight-day span.
Municipal officials have agreed to borrow $25 million by issuing tax anticipation notes to address shortfalls triggered by the coronavirus pandemic.