TRENTON: Trenton city hall reported all administrative offices such as City Hall, Trenton Municipal Court, and Trenton Water Works closed today, December 21, at 1:30 PM. Offices will reopen at their regularly scheduled time on Monday, December 27. City hall reported offices would undergo a deep cleaning and sanitization in response to several positive COVID-19 cases among employees.

Trenton city council meeting scheduled for Tuesday, December 21, and Thursday, December 23, have been postponed.

Due to an uptick in positive cases, a few of our employees will be spending the holiday season in quarantine away from their families,” said Mayor Gusciora. “There is no doubt COVID-19 and its variants still pose a grave risk to our residents. The best way to show your love for your family this season is to get vaccinated, get a booster if you’re eligible, and please get tested and stay away from one other if you exhibit any symptoms.”

Mercer County is approaching the pandemic high of 59 cases per 100,000 realized on Jan. 10, 2021. Currently the area is at 54.1 cases per 100,000. COVID-related hospitalizations at Mercer County hospitals is also now at a seven-day average of 84. It was 20 at the beginning of November. 

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