N.J. stories 104 extra COVID deaths, 2,516 extra optimistic checks. Greater than 1.7M vaccine doses administered.

N.J. stories 104 extra COVID deaths, 2,516 extra optimistic checks. Greater than 1.7M vaccine doses administered.

New Jersey on Tuesday reported one other 2,516 confirmed instances of the coronavirus and 104 further deaths because the variety of folks hospitalized elevated barely after dropping for 19 consecutive days.

Gov. Phil Murphy introduced the most recent numbers on social media as he additionally delivered a recorded finances handle.

There have been 1,713,580 vaccine doses administered in New Jersey as of Tuesday morning, together with 1,170,200 first doses, in keeping with state information. That’s out of 1.91 million doses the state has obtained, in keeping with a operating tally by the federal Facilities for Illness Management.

The seven-day common for brand new confirmed instances is now 2,625, down 6% from every week in the past and 40% from a month in the past.

New Jersey’s hospitals reported 2,047 coronavirus sufferers on Monday evening, a slight improve kind the two,024 within the earlier 24-hour interval, in keeping with the state’s coronavirus dashboard. Hospitalizations are down 47% since Dec. 22.

The newest statewide price of transmission remained 0.86 for the second day after dropping for 3 days straight days. It was 0.86 on Monday, down from 0.88 on Sunday. When the speed is under 1, that signifies the state’s outbreak is slowing.

New Jersey has now reported 687,386 confirmed coronavirus instances out of greater than 10.2 million PCR checks within the almost 12 months because the state reported its first case March 4, 2020. There have additionally been 84,881 optimistic antigen checks. These instances are thought of possible, and well being officers have warned that optimistic antigen checks might overlap with the confirmed PCR checks as a result of they’re typically given in tandem.

The state of 9 million folks has additionally reported 22,978 residents have died from issues associated to COVID-19 — together with 20,689 confirmed fatalities and a pair of,289 thought of possible. The state has reported 1,352 confirmed coronavirus deaths in February.

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COUNTY-BY-COUNTY NUMBERS (sorted by most new instances)

    Bergen County: 67,216 confirmed instances (365 new), 2,320 confirmed deaths (280 possible)
    Middlesex County: 66,351 confirmed instances (260 new), 1,850 confirmed deaths (224 possible)
    Hudson County: 62,178 confirmed instances (251 new), 1,804 confirmed deaths (177 possible)
    Essex County: 66,052 confirmed instances (223 new), 2,387 confirmed deaths (266 possible)
    Monmouth County: 50,191 confirmed instances (220 new), 1,268 confirmed deaths (118 possible)
    Ocean County: 50,756 confirmed instances (186 new), 1,708 confirmed deaths (115 possible)
    Union County: 48,140 confirmed instances (157 new), 1,553 confirmed deaths (196 possible)
    Passaic County: 51,305 confirmed instances (141 new), 1,496 confirmed deaths (169 possible)
    Morris County: 31,305 confirmed instances (139 new), 888 confirmed deaths (225 possible)
    Somerset County: 18,249 confirmed instances (103 new), 675 confirmed deaths (102 possible)
    Camden County: 38,874 confirmed instances (79 new), 1,045 confirmed deaths (79 possible)
    Atlantic County: 19,344 confirmed instances (74 new), 533 confirmed deaths (26 possible)
    Burlington County: 30,418 confirmed instances (53 new), 683 confirmed deaths (54 possible)
    Gloucester County: 20,737 confirmed instances (53 new), 507 confirmed deaths (26 possible)
    Mercer County: 25,713 confirmed instances (46 new), 829 confirmed deaths (39 possible)
    Cumberland County: 11,919 confirmed instances (35 new), 332 confirmed deaths (21 possible)
    Warren County: 6,154 confirmed instances (33 new), 195 confirmed deaths (19 possible)
    Hunterdon County: 6,115 confirmed instances (27 new), 103 confirmed deaths (54 possible)
    Sussex County: 7,757 confirmed instances (26 new), 208 confirmed deaths (62 possible)
    Cape Could County: 3,609 confirmed instances (20 new), 154 confirmed deaths (26 possible)
    Salem County: 4,154 confirmed instances (3 new), 151 confirmed deaths (11 possible)


    ATLANTIC COUNTY – 53,840 doses administered
    BERGEN COUNTY – 191,529 doses administered
    BURLINGTON COUNTY – 87,935 doses administered
    CAMDEN COUNTY – 98,427 doses administered
    CAPE MAY COUNTY – 25,090 doses administered
    CUMBERLAND COUNTY – 23,083 doses administered
    ESSEX COUNTY – 138,752 doses administered
    GLOUCESTER COUNTY – 60,509 doses administered
    HUDSON COUNTY – 76,566 doses administered
    HUNTERDON COUNTY – 22,328 doses administered
    MERCER COUNTY – 46,773 doses administered
    MIDDLESEX COUNTY – 130,708 doses administered
    MONMOUTH COUNTY – 125,559 doses administered
    MORRIS COUNTY – 126,924 doses administered
    OCEAN COUNTY – 103,866 doses administered
    PASSAIC COUNTY – 76,920 doses administered
    SALEM COUNTY – 10,678 doses administered
    SOMERSET COUNTY – 65,979 doses administered
    SUSSEX COUNTY – 26,373 doses administered
    UNION COUNTY – 81,948 doses administered
    WARREN COUNTY – 15,577 doses administered
    UNKNOWN COUNTY – 72,074 doses administered
    OUT OF STATE – 52,142 doses administered


There have been 2,047 sufferers hospitalized with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 instances throughout New Jersey’s 71 hospitals as of Monday evening — 23 greater than the earlier evening, in keeping with the state’s dashboard.

That included 351 in vital or intensive care (12 greater than the earlier evening), with 281 on ventilators (eight fewer).

There have been additionally 178 COVID-19 sufferers discharged Monday.

Hospitalizations peaked at greater than 8,000 sufferers throughout the first wave of the pandemic in April.


New Jersey has reported 152 in-school coronavirus outbreaks, which have resulted in 737 instances amongst college students, academics and college employees this tutorial 12 months, in keeping with the state’s dashboard.

New Jersey defines faculty outbreaks as instances the place contact tracers decided two or extra college students or faculty employees caught or transmitted COVID-19 within the classroom or throughout tutorial actions in school.

College outbreaks have been reported in all 21 counties, in keeping with the state.

These numbers don’t embody college students or employees believed to have been contaminated outdoors faculty or instances that may’t be confirmed as in-school outbreaks. Although the numbers preserve rising each week, Murphy has mentioned the varsity outbreak statistics stay under what state officers have been anticipating when colleges reopened for in-person lessons.

There are about 1.4 million college students and academics throughout the state, although instructing strategies amid the outbreak have assorted, with some colleges instructing in-person, some utilizing a hybrid format and others remaining all-remote.


Damaged down by age, these 30 to 49 years previous make up the biggest share of New Jersey residents who’ve caught the virus (31%), adopted by these 50-64 (23.3%), 18-29 (19.5%), 65-79 (11%), 5-17 (8.3%), 80 and older (5.1%), and 0-4 (1.7%).

On common, the virus has been extra lethal for older residents, particularly these with preexisting circumstances. Practically half the state’s COVID-19 deaths have been amongst residents 80 and older (47.32%), adopted by these 65-79 (32.71%), 50-64 (15.55%), 30-49 (4.03%), 18-29 (0.38%), 5-17 (0%), and 0-4 (0.02%).

No less than 7,884 of the state’s COVID-19 deaths have been amongst residents and employees members at nursing properties and different long-term care amenities.

There are at the moment lively outbreaks at 372 amenities, leading to 6,855 lively instances amongst residents and 6,982 amongst staffers.


As of Tuesday morning, there have been 111.8 million optimistic COVID-19 checks throughout the globe, in keeping with a operating tally by Johns Hopkins College. Greater than 2.47 million folks have died from coronavirus-related issues.

The U.S. has reported essentially the most instances, at greater than 28.1 million, and essentially the most deaths, at greater than 500,000.

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