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Governor Murphy Provides Update on Preliminary Fatalities from Tropical Storm Ida


Two Additional Fatalities Statewide 

Four People Currently Reported Missing – Three in Passaic County and One in Essex County

PISCATAWAY – Governor Phil Murphy today provided an update on preliminary fatalities and New Jerseyans who have been reported missing as a result of Tropical Storm Ida. 

“I am deeply saddened to report two additional fatalities, bringing our total to 27 New Jerseyans who have lost their lives to this storm,” said Governor Murphy. “Our thoughts and prayers are with every family and community mourning a loved one.”   

Preliminary Fatalities Data by County:

County Fatalities
Bergen County 1
Essex County 4
Hunterdon County 6
Mercer County 2
Middlesex County 3
Passaic County 1
Somerset County 5
Union County 5
Total 27