COVID-19 UPDATE 11/24/2020
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 – 206*
The number above reflects the Bayonne residents that are CURRENTLY COVID-19 Positive.
OEM UPDATE: To date, 2,152 Bayonne residents have tested positive for COVID-19, regardless of where that test was given. Since the beginning of the pandemic, 82 Bayonne residents have died due to Coronavirus-related illnesses. 1,864 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. Please go to HYPERLINK “http://www.covid19.nj.gov” www.covid19.nj.gov for the latest information.
BMC UPDATE: There are currently fifteen (15) Bayonne residents with COVID-19 admitted in the Bayonne Medical Center. The BMC has reinstated its “Drive-Thru Testing” program. Currently, patients with a prescription and an appointment are being tested, inside their vehicles, at the Emergency Room Driveway entrance. This testing takes place each morning from 930am to 12pm by APPOINTMENT ONLY.
LOCAL COVID TESTING SITES: Please monitor this Facebook and Twitter page for the listing of COVID-19 Testing sites in Bayonne. It was posted last week and will be posted again this week.
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