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NEWARK (WABC) -- Newark "will begin taking serious measures" starting Monday as the city is seeing a dramatic rise in COVID-19 cases, Mayor Ras Baraka said.
On Twitter Sunday night Baraka said the number of cases reported in Newark was more than every other city in Essex County combined.
A check of New Jersey's COVID-19 dashboard Sunday evening showed Essex County as a whole had reported 155 new cases to the state.
Earlier in the day, Gov. Phil Murphy announced the state saw a total of 1,140 new positive cases.
It was the eighth day in a row that new daily cases topped 1,000 in the state.
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