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The total number of cumulative COVID-19 positive cases are as follows:
New Jersey: 196,634
Morris County: 7,628
Hanover Township: 209
On September 8, 2020, Governor Phil Murphy advised individuals traveling to New Jersey from states or territories with significant community spread of COVID-19 to quarantine for a 14-day period from the time of the last contact within the identified state or territory. The updated advisory includes four additional states — Delaware, Maryland, Ohio, and West Virginia — with Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands removed from the list, bringing the total to 35 states and territories. The travel advisory applies to any person arriving from a state or territory with a positive test rate higher than 10 per 100,000 residents or a state with a 10 percent or higher positivity rate over a 7-day rolling average. Travelers and residents returning from impacted states should self-quarantine at their home or other temporary lodging and only allowed leave the place of self-quarantine to seek medical care/treatment or to obtain food and other essential items while wearing a mask at all times.
As of Tuesday, September 8, there are currently 35 states and territories that meet the criteria stated above: Alabama; Alaska; Arkansas; California; Delaware; Florida; Georgia; Guam; Hawaii; Iowa; Idaho; Indiana; Illinois; Kansas; Kentucky; Louisiana; Maryland; Minnesota; Missouri; Mississippi; Montana; North Carolina; North Dakota; Nebraska; Nevada; Ohio; Oklahoma; South Carolina; South Dakota; Tennessee; Texas; Utah; Virginia; Wisconsin; and West Virginia.
As for international travelers, CDC recommends avoiding all non-essential international travel due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. If you travel internationally in the last 14 days, the CDC recommends you stay home, monitor your health, and practice social distancing for 14 days after you return from travel. If a returning from a country on the travel advisory, please call your healthcare provider or emergency room before visiting if possible. Wear a mask when visiting your healthcare provider or emergency room.
Please check the links below for further information about traveling:
There are testing availability at various locations throughout the county including pharmacies. Test site locations for residents can be found on the County and State COVID-19 websites:
Persons with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported. These symptoms can range from mild to severe illness. These symptoms may appear 2 to 14 days after being in contact with a positive case. Symptoms may include:
For further information on signs and symptoms, please visit the CDC’s website.
We want to continue to emphasize that COVID-19 is preventable if we all play our part by following these simple steps:
Contact tracers will not ask for social security numbers, bank or credit card information, health insurance information, immigration status, or criminal history. They are following up about potential exposure to COVID-19 cases, to determine if a person has symptoms and needs to self-isolate. Report any calls from persons identifying themselves as contact tracers and requesting such information to the Hanover Township Police Department at (973) 428-2512.
Telephone Help Lines: