Update 11-18: City of Burlington Office of Emergency Management COVID 19 Situation Report #66
City of Burlington Office of Emergency Management
COVID 19 Situation Report #66 for November 18, 2020
Current number of Coronavirus cases in the City of Burlington: 234 as of 11/16 (up from 201 on Nov. 11; up from 184 on Nov. 4; up from 171 on Oct. 28; up from 127 on Sept. 3; up from 119 on Aug. 12; up from 116 on July 29, up from 110 on July 22, up from 106 on July 15, up from 103 on July 8)
Current number of Coronavirus deaths in the City of Burlington: 5 (no change from Oct. 28; up from 4 on Sept. 3)
Number of deaths in Burlington County: 500 as of 11/16 (up from 497 on Nov. 11; up from 494 on Nov. 4; up from 489 on Oct. 28; up from 460 on Sept. 3; up from 451 on Aug. 12; up from 446 on Aug. 5; up from 445 on July 29, up from 441 on July 22, up from 427 on July 15)
Date of Emergency Declarations:
City of Burlington – Declared 18 MAR 2020 remains in effect.
New Jersey State of Emergency – Declared 09 MAR 2020 remains in effect.
New Jersey Public Health Emergency – Extended on 25 OCT 2020.
NJDOH COVID-19 Dashboard: https://www.nj.gov/health/cd/topics/covid2019_dashboard.shtml
With the Increase in confirmed COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations throughout the state we ask every individual to commit to staying extra vigilant and to wear masks, practice social distancing, and wash your hands often.
New Indoor/Outdoor Gathering Limits: To preserve and protect public health and to slow the spread of this virus, Governor Murphy signed Executive Order 196 limiting gathering limits. For more please see the attached press release and Executive Order.
Face Masks: It is still highly recommended to wear face masks or some type of covering over your mouth and nose if you venture outside. It is mandatory to wear a face mask if you enter a retail establishment, ride public transit, visit a restaurant or attend events in public space where social distancing is difficult.
Travel Advisory: to save lives and prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Governor has issued an incoming travel advisory that all individuals entering New Jersey from states with a significant spread of COVID-19 should quarantine for 14-days after leaving that state. This includes travel by train, bus, car, plane and any other method of transportation. For a current list of the 43 states in the advisory: https://covid19.nj.gov/faqs/nj-information/general-public/which-states-are-on-the-travel-advisory-list-are-there-travel-restrictions-to-or-from-new-jersey .
(temporarily suspended for administrative reasons) At-Home COVID Test Kits: are now available to Burlington County residents (6 years or older) and individuals working in the Burlington County area. Register at: http://www.homecovidtest.org .
Testing Site: Free COVID-19 Diagnostic Testing is available at the South Jersey Family Medical Center every Tuesday from 11AM to 2PM beginning 02 June 2020. Antibody Testing is also available. You must make an appointment for either test. You may call (609) 415-9374 on Monday thru Friday from 8:00AM till 4:30PM. To locate a testing site within Burlington County please refer to the attached flyer or to find another testing site near you please click: https://covid19.nj.gov/pages/testing#test-site.
Frank S. Caruso
Emergency Management Coordinator