TRENTON, NJ -- Governor Phil Murphy released the latest COVID-19 figures from around the New Jersey on Sat Jan 23.

There were 6,115 new PCR cases reported and 1,291 antigen tests, with 63 new deaths. Statewide, there were  590,400 positive PCR cases, 67,136 positive antigen cases, and 18,813 deaths, and 2,121 probable COVID-19 fatalities. 

According to Murphy, Bergen County leads the state with the most positive cases with 57,109, followed by Essex (56,666), Middlesex (56,225), Hudson (53,803), Passaic (45,476), with 1,213 under investigation.

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Five counties reported over 500 new cases, Middlesex (579), Bergen and Ocean (538), Monmouth (508) and Hudson (506). Essex County had 484 new cases.

Four counties reported over 300 new cases, Passaic (360), Morris (320), Camden (316) and Union (302).

Four counties had over 200 new cases, Atlantic (270), Burlington (237), Cumberland (233) and Mercer (229).

Two counties reported over 100 new cases, Gloucester (183) and (Somerset).

As of 10 p.m. Friday, there were 3,236 people hospitalized, with 603 patients in ICU and 425 on ventilators.


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