HOBOKEN, NJ – After a recent period in which Hoboken had only one new coronavirus case in a week, Hoboken Mayor Ravi Bhalla said in a Tuesday night update that there had been six new cases in the previous three days. Two cases were reported Monday, two Sunday, and two Saturday.
Last week, there were 16 new cases.
The city of 53,000 people now has now had 598 people with confirmed cases and 30 deaths of residents due to the virus. The city has not had any new resident deaths from the virus since May 21.
In his update Tuesday evening, Bhalla recommended that residents spend the July 4 weekend only with household members.
(To see what’s happening for July 4 in our area, check out our guide, including an update on the Macy’s fireworks.)
“In other states, such as California, reports have indicated that gatherings during Memorial Day weekend