Edison new COVID-19 cases remain low, cardboard collection will resume May 20

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EDISON – Edison officials reported six new positive cases of COVID-19 on May 18, bringing the total number of cases to 1,663, according to the Edison Office of Emergency Management.

The age range of the cases are two to 74, officials said. The township has lost 168 residents to COVID-19, according to Middlesex County.

The township announced the cancellation of the annual Memorial Day Parade, which was scheduled for May 24, because of the public health emergency. Township officials have asked the community “to remember the magnitude of service all of our veterans have made, and especially those who tragically made the ultimate sacrifice in service to our great country.”

The township will resume collecting cardboard from outside of the recycling container on regular recycling days starting May 20.

Edison Township was not provided any other information regarding the new cases.

For Middlesex County information visit discovermiddlesex.com/covid19/ or www.middlsexcountynj.gov/covid19.

For more information, call New Jersey Health Center 1-800-222-1222.