WESTFIELD, NJ — Westfield Mayor Shelley Brindle said in an update on Friday night that the town had confirmed three new coronavirus cases since the last update on Tuesday, bringing the total among residents to 394 since the beginning of the pandemic.
This case total is up only 11 since Tuesday, Sept. 15, when Brindle reported a total of 383 cases.
She said that in the past week, one case was associated with a reported “cluster” among employees at a bar/restaurant in Scotch Plains.
“As announced last week, I will be using Friday updates strictly for the purposes of reporting weekly data from the Department of Health, with my more expansive updates to continue every Tuesday going forward,” Brindle noted.
Past coronavirus statistics
The total fatalities remain at 43 since the most recent death on June 3.
During the last week of August, Brindle announced that Westfield had gone a