CLARK, NJ - The Township of Clark released new COVID-19 data on Tuesday, revealing a steep increase in case numbers over the past week.
An additional 270 cases were reported between Jan. 8 and Jan. 16, according to the local health department.
Here is the breakdown of cases by age range:
This new case total is more than double the cases that were reported in the previous week. From Dec. 30 to Jan. 7, Clark saw a total of 121 new COVID cases.
There have been 580 positive cases in Clark in the last four weeks.
A free COVID-19 testing site opened for Union County residents in Plainfield on Tuesday. PCR and rapid tests will be available. Visit this article for more information on how to register.
For questions about find COVID-19 resting or vaccine sites in Union County, visit https://ucnj.org/covid19/.
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) provide the latest updates about the coronavirus.
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This article originally appeared on the Clark-Garwood Patch