Union City is second Hudson County city to top 2,000 coronavirus cases

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Behind Jersey City, Union City is the second Hudson County municipality to top 2,000 coronavirus cases, according to a robocall made to residents this evening.

By John Heinis/Hudson County View

“Union City’s confirmed cases are at 2,106 and sadly 102 residents have succumbed to the virus. Their families will continue to be in my thoughts and prayers,” Mayor Brian Stack said on the call.

“The labs are now catching up on reporting and are reporting faster, which can be attributed to the jump in confirmed cases. More people are getting tested and treated than ever before.”

This afternoon, the New Jersey Department of Health revealed that there are 11,636 COVID-19 cases in Hudson County, the second most in the state by county, and 525 fatalities, the third most in the state by county.

As of 8:45 p.m., other disclosed tallies per municipality are as follows:
Jersey City –  3,812 cases, 239 deaths
North Bergen – 1,677 cases, 102 deaths
West New York – 1,327 cases, 66 deaths
Kearny – 632 cases, 26 deaths
Bayonne – 546 cases, 39 deaths, 141 recoveries
Hoboken – 396 cases, 21 deaths
Secaucus – 310 cases, 13 deaths
Weehawken – 223 cases, 10 deaths, 117 recoveries
Harrison – 220 cases, 7 deaths
Guttenberg – 140 cases, 17 deaths
East Newark – 38 cases, 4 deaths, 34 recoveries