Wayne mayor confirms township’s first positive COVID-19 test of a resident

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Wayne Mayor Christopher P. Vergano has announced the first positive COVID-19 test of a Wayne township resident.

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In a statement, Mayor Vergano says he was informed of the new information by Passaic County health officials.

The mayor says the resident is a 71-year-old female and is currently admitted at Chilton Memorial Hospital for treatment.

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The news comes after the town issued a local state of emergency Monday that included many new restrictions, including the mandatory closing of the Willowbrook Mall.

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