COVID-19 Coronavirus claims first Hamiltonian life

COVID-19 Coronavirus

Township officials have announced that a 63-year-old male from Hamilton Township has died due to complications to the Coronavirus.

“We all knew that this day would ultimately arrive in Hamilton Township, but it does not make the news any easier to digest and announce,” says Mayor Jeff Martin.

Martin asked that we all join in prayer and thoughts for the decedent’s family and friends during this difficult time.

Currently, according to the Hamilton Township website, there are currently 56 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in the township.

Confirmed cases have continued to grow at an alarming number as testing has expanded.

There are now over 22,500 confirmed cases in New Jersey with 355 deaths, which include 333 in Mercer County resulting in 3 deaths.

Township officials stressed the need to keep one another safe and save lives. asking residents to stay home unless absolutely necessary.

Remember the importance of practicing everyday preventive actions to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 such as maintaining safe physical distancing recommendations of 6 feet or more, washing your hands, cover your coughs and sneezes, and clean frequently touched surfaces or objects daily.

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