SUMMIT, NJ - The second wave of the coronavirus pandemic has led to 215 cases of the virus confirmed in Summit during the month of November, according to metrics released by the City of Summit and as reported by The Westfield Regional Health Department.

Nearly one-third of November's cases were individuals 24-years-old or younger 

Currently, the 215 cases is the high-water mark for Summit for a month, however there are 201 cases now included in Summit's cumulative total -- from March to present -- for which recording dates has not been disclosed. The adjusted case sum came in a report from the City on November 20.

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The total number of cases reported that have now been confirmed since the pandemic's onset is 734, a number adjusted -- according to the City -- to reflect redistribution of some cases following contact tracing interviews.

Case detail provided by the WRHD of the November cases shows:

  • 72 cases remain under investigation;
  • 38 cases unable to be contacted;
  • 32 cases with no known exposures;
  • 28 cases with positive household contacts;
  • 16 cases with known exposures;
  • Six (6) cases refused an interview or were uncooperative;
  • Six (6) cases associated with youth sports;
  • Five (5) cases exposed at work;
  • Three (5) cases associated with a college;
  • Three (3) cases associated with travel;
  • One (1) case associated with a party; and
  • Five (5) cases are hospitalized (ages 93, 90, 81, 75 and 49)

According to the WRHD, the case age breakdown is:

  • 45 cases ages 18 and younger; 
  • 24 cases ages 19 to 24; 
  • 14 cases ages 25 to 29; 
  • 19 cases ages 30 to 34; 
  • 12 cases ages 35 to 39;
  • 15 cases ages 40 to 44; 
  • 20 cases ages 45 to 49; 
  • 23 cases ages 50 to 54; 
  • 21 cases ages 55 to 59; 
  • Five (5) cases ages 60 to 64; 
  • Five (5) cases ages 65 to 69; 
  • Five (5) cases ages 70 to 74; 
  • Two (2) cases ages 75 to 79;
  • Two (2) cases ages 80 to 84;  
  • One (1) case age 85 to 89; and
  • Two (2) cases ages 90 to 94.