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BAYONNE COVID-19 UPDATE FOR 1/14/2021

Mayor Davis has informed us of the passing of a 46yr old male who also tested positive for COVID-19.  On behalf of all of Bayonne, the Mayor sends his condolences to the family of this resident.

Under the direction of Mayor Davis, OEM provides weekly updates on the status of Bayonne in relation to the COVID-19 Health Emergency.

Bayonne Residents CURRENTLY Positive – 467*

  • The number above reflects the Bayonne residents that are CURRENTLY COVID-19 Positive.

OEM UPDATE:  To date, 4,277 Bayonne residents have tested positive for COVID-19, regardless of where that test was given. Since the beginning of the pandemic, 93 Bayonne residents have died due to Coronavirus-related illnesses. 3,717 residents have recovered to date (discontinued isolation per CDC guidelines).  There are currently 12 Covid-19 Positive Bayonne residents that are admitted to Bayonne Medical Center.  Please see Mayor Davis’ weekly video update for latest information.

VACCINE UPDATE: NJ has moved all seniors (65+) and anyone 16-64 with serious health conditions into Phase 1A.  Any Bayonne resident that is in Phase 1A can register to be vaccinated at our County Vaccination Site in South Kearny by going to www.hudsoncovidvax.org/vax/registration.

Any resident in Phase 1A that wants to be vaccinated in Bayonne can either call 201-858-6088 or email at bayvax@baynj.org to be placed on the list.  Someone will call you to schedule appointment at BMC when more vaccine becomes available.

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COVID 19 UPDATE FOR BAYONNE THIS WRITER IS ONE OF THEM WHO HAS IT

For months I have been posting these updates for the City of Bayonne never thinking that I too would become a statistic, today I am with COVID-19 and asking all my friends in Bayonne and Hudson County to please take these directives from your Mayor’s and the OEM serious. Wear a mask, social distance and wash your hands.

COVID-19 UPDATE 11/5/2020 BAYONNE

Mayor Davis has informed us of the passing of an 67yr male, who also tested positive for COVID-19.  This passing is the 80th in Bayonne since the beginning of the pandemic.  Mayor Davis extends his condolences, on behalf of all of Bayonne, to the family of this man.

Under the direction of Mayor Davis, OEM provides weekly updates on the status of Bayonne in relation to the COVID-19 Health Emergency.

Bayonne Residents CURRENTLY Positive – 112*

OEM UPDATE:  To date, 1,697 Bayonne residents have tested positive for COVID-19, regardless of where that test was given. Since the beginning of the pandemic, 80 Bayonne residents have died due to Coronavirus-related illnesses. 1,505 residents have recovered to date (discontinued isolation per CDC guidelines). As the numbers continue to rise, we urge everyone to please continue good hygiene, practice personal responsibility and social distancing.  The State of NJ still requires masks to be worn inside businesses and whenever social-distancing cannot occur.

  • The number above reflects the Bayonne residents that are CURRENTLY COVID-19 Positive.

BMC UPDATE: There are currently five (5) Bayonne residents with COVID-19 admitted in the Bayonne Medical Center.

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BAYONNE COVID-19 UPDATE FOR SEPTEMBER 3, 2020

Under the direction of Mayor Davis, OEM provides weekly updates on the status of Bayonne in relation to the COVID-19 Health Emergency.

Bayonne Residents CURRENTLY Positive – 21*

The number above reflects the Bayonne residents that are CURRENTLY COVID-19 Positive.

OEM UPDATE:  To date, 1,353 Bayonne residents have tested positive for COVID-19, regardless of where that test was given. Since the beginning of the pandemic, 76 Bayonne residents have passed away due to Coronavirus-related illnesses.  The Bayonne Department of Health continues to advise residents that have recently taken a COVID-19 test to be sure to answer their phones for our Contact Tracers and Dept of Health Staff.  These conversations are vital in helping to curb the spread of the Coronavirus. 

BMC UPDATE: Currently, there is one (1) COVID positive Bayonne resident inpatient at Bayonne Medical Center.  There are no COVID patients in CCU.

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COVID-19 UPDATE FOR BAYONNE AS OF 8/13/2020

Under the direction of Mayor Davis, OEM provides weekly updates on the status of Bayonne in relation to the COVID-19 Health Emergency.

Bayonne Residents CURRENTLY Positive – 26*

The number above reflects only the Bayonne residents that are CURRENTLY COVID-19 Positive.

OEM UPDATE:  To date, 1,300 Bayonne residents have tested positive for COVID-19, regardless of where that test was given. Since the beginning of the pandemic, 74 Bayonne residents have passed away due to Coronavirus-related illnesses.

STATEMENT FROM THE BAYONNE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH:  “Since the beginning of this public health emergency contact tracing has been a key mechanism in breaking the chain of transmission and slowing community spread among those infected with COVID-19.  Currently, the Bayonne Health Department is investigating multiple cases of young people in their late teens and early 20s who are not responding to our calls and/or not providing us with contacts.  So, families of these young people, if you know your young adult is getting tested for COVID please inform them that they MUST answer the call.  We need cooperation not just from this group, but everyone in an effort to reduce the spread of transmission. Thank you.”

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BAYONNE COVID-19 UPDATE FOR JULY 16, 2020 DIPS BELOW 65 POSITIVE CASES

COVID-19 UPDATE 7/16/2020

Under the direction of Mayor Davis, OEM provides weekly updates on the status of Bayonne in relation to the COVID-19 Health Emergency.

Bayonne Residents CURRENTLY Positive – 62*

  • The number above reflects only the Bayonne residents that are CURRENTLY COVID-19 Positive.  We have 1,120 Bayonne residents that have been removed from the Active COVID-19 resident list.

OEM UPDATE:  To date, 1,229 Bayonne residents have tested positive for COVID-19, regardless of where that test was given. Since the beginning of the pandemic, 74 Bayonne residents have passed away due to Coronavirus-related illnesses.

BAYONNE MEDICAL CENTER (BMC) UPDATE:  As of today, 3,904 people have been tested by the BMC.  3,143 have tested Negative, while 761 have tested Positive for a Positivity Rate of 19.49%.  On 7/10/20, the BMC announced there were no longer any COVID-19 inpatients at that facility.  Since that date, one resident was admitted.  There are no persons admitted as Persons Under Investigation for COVID-19, nor are there any COVID-19 patients in the Critical Care Unit (CCU).

PREVENTION:  Please continue to use good hygiene and do not touch your face.  These two simple facts have remained constant since the beginning of the health emergency. 

BD of ED: The BBoED has sent a survey out to all student households. Please fill out and return this survey as soon as possible.  Thank you.

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BAYONNE COVID-19 UPDATE FOR JULY 7, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE 7/7/2020

Mayor Davis has directed OEM to keep residents informed on all the latest information related to this health emergency.

Bayonne Residents CURRENTLY Positive – 276*

  • The number above reflects only the Bayonne residents that are CURRENTLY COVID-19 Positive.  We have 857 Bayonne residents that are considered recovered.   

GOVERNOR UPDATES: Please see the governor’s social media pages or go to covid19.nj.gov for the latest information related to statewide directives.  There have been numerous changes, alterations, updates to these Executive Orders, please stay tuned to the State of NJ website to keep up to date with the latest information.

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BAYONNE COVID-19 UPDATE FOR JULY 3 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE 7/3/2020

Mayor Davis has directed OEM to keep residents informed on all the latest information related to this health emergency.

Bayonne Residents CURRENTLY Positive – 294*

  • The number above reflects only the Bayonne residents that are CURRENTLY COVID-19 Positive.  We have 828 Bayonne residents that are considered recovered.   

FIREWORKS: Due to the State of Emergency, there will be NO fireworks display in Bayonne this year.

GOVERNOR UPDATES: Please see the governor’s social media pages or go to covid19.nj.gov for the latest information related to statewide directives.

JULY 4TH FLYOVER: The US Military will be conducting a large flyover in our area tomorrow.  The celebration is called “Salute to the Great Cities of the American Revolution”.  This flyover will begin in Boston and work its way down to us in the NYC area, then Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington DC.  The planes (large assortment of B-1B, B2 Stealth, B-52, F-15, F-22, and F-35) will fly south along the Hudson River towards our area and out over the Verrazano Bridge at approximately 5pm.  This time is tentative and can change.  The best viewing areas will be along the east side of Bayonne and Jersey City.

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BAYONNE UPDATE FOR JULY 1, 2020 COVID-19 BELOW 320 POSITIVE CASES

COVID-19 UPDATE 7/1/2020

Mayor Davis has directed OEM to keep residents informed on all the latest information related to this health emergency.

Bayonne Residents CURRENTLY Positive – 317*

  • The number above reflects only the Bayonne residents that are CURRENTLY COVID-19 Positive.  We have 802 Bayonne residents that are considered recovered.   

GOVERNOR UPDATES: Please see the governor’s social media pages or go to covid19.nj.gov for the latest information related to statewide directives.

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bayonne update covid-19 positive cases DIPS below 350 for june 29, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE 6/29/2020

Mayor Davis has directed OEM to keep residents informed on all the latest information related to this health emergency.

Bayonne Residents CURRENTLY Positive – 348*

  • The number above reflects only the Bayonne residents that are CURRENTLY COVID-19 Positive.  We have 771 Bayonne residents that are considered recovered.   

FIREWORKS:  The Mayor has announced the organization of a Fireworks Task Force which is made up of Bayonne Police Officers and Bayonne Firefighters.  This Task Force will work both proactively and reactively to stop the nuisance fireworks that have been affecting all areas of the city over the past few weeks. Please report any/all fireworks use to the Bayonne Public Safety Communications Center at 201-858-6900.

GOVERNOR’S DIRECTIVES: Our state has now entered a new phase in re-opening for many businesses. There has been an announcement on the delay of INDOOR dining.  Please check with the Governor’s social media or visit www.covid19.nj.gov for the latest information.  Please support our local businesses.

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COVID -19 BAYONNE UPDATE REDUCED TO 433 CASES FOR JUNE 18, 2020

Mayor Davis has directed OEM to keep residents informed on all the latest information related to this health emergency.

Bayonne Residents CURRENTLY Positive – 433*

  • The number above reflects only the Bayonne residents that are CURRENTLY COVID-19 Positive.  We have 672 Bayonne residents that are considered recovered. 

SCHOOLYARD PARKING: The Board of Ed has TEMPORARILY suspended public parking in their schoolyards.  Parking will resume at the end of school year next week.

GOVERNOR’S DIRECTIVES: Our state has now entered a new phase in re-opening for many businesses. Please check with the Governor’s social media or visit www.covid19.nj.gov for the latest information.  PLEASE SUPPORT OUR LOCAL BUSINESSES.

TESTING:  There are numerous options for COVID-19 or Anitbody testing in Bayonne.  Dial 2-1-1 or go to www.covid19.nj.gov for any/all testing sites throughout the state of NJ.  Testing at Veterans Stadium has ENDED.  Anyone getting an appointment for a test by a Bayonne physician by the Bayonne Medical Center, will be tested on BMC property.  The BMC is also testing senior citizens at all the various senior congregate housing in the city.

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