NJ Coronavirus Patient Gave False Name and Address


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According to NJ.com, a woman tested positive for coronavirus at East Orange General Hospital but gave doctor's a false name and address. Now, nobody can find her.

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka stated in a video address, "Because you gave a false name - because you gave a false address - you put yourself and many, many people at risk." Mayor Baraka was referring to not only Newark in his statement, but all surrounding cities as well.

Health officials had responded to the address she provided, but did not find her.

City officials submitted to get a court order to force East Orange General Hospital to provide them with more information about the woman.

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