TRENTON, NJ — State officials reported the following updated coronavirus-related statistics during Gov. Phil Murphy’s press briefing on April 16:

  • 4,391 new positive cases for a total of 75,317.
  • 10 counties with the most positive cases:
  •     Bergen: 11,409
  •     Essex: 9,165
  •     Hudson: 9,064
  •     Union: 7,904
  •     Passaic: 7,317
  •     Middlesex: 6,994
  •     Monmouth: 4,299 (see breakdown by municipality below)
  •     Ocean: 4,272
  •     Morris: 3,701
  •     Somerset: 2,103
  • 362 new deaths for a total of 3,518, of which 54 were in long-term care facilities. Also:
  •       57% male, 43% female.
  •       51.5% white, 22.5% black, 15.5% Hispanic, 5.5% Asian, 5.4% other.
  •       Top underlying health conditions that contributed to these deaths were cardiovascular disease,          diabetes, lung, renal and other chronic conditions, neurological conditions and cancer.
  • 10 counties with the most deaths:
  •     Bergen: 668
  •     Essex: 642
  •     Hudson: 365
  •     Union: 301
  •     Middlesex: 248
  •     Morris: 216
  •     Passaic: 211
  •     Monmouth: 190
  •     Ocean: 185
  •     Somerset: 121
  • 8,224 hospitalizations, which include 1,880 individuals in critical care or intensive care units— 1,645of those are on ventilators.
  • 802 discharged from the hospital over the last 24 hours — for a total of more than 8,000 since the end of March.
  • 46 patients are hospitalized at the state’s field stations.
  • 378 of New Jersey’s 575 long-term facilities have COVID-19 cases. These include 375 nursing homes, and 200 assisted living and other adult care facilities.
  • 8,209 positive cases have been reported from long-term care facilities.
  • Of 138,609 tests performed in New Jersey, there were 76,513 negative cases vs. 62,096 positive cases for a positivity rate of 44.8 percent.

Monmouth County reported 177 new positive cases for a total of 4,299 with the following breakdown:

  • Aberdeen: 121
  • Allenhurst: 2
  • Allentown: 3
  • Asbury Park: 79
  • Atlantic Highlands: 16
  • Avon-by-the-Sea: 9
  • Belmar: 8 (unchanged)
  • Bradley Beach: 17
  • Brielle: 22
  • Colts Neck: 50
  • Deal: 23
  • Eatontown: 126
  • Englishtown: 16
  • Fair Haven: 17
  • Farmingdale: 10
  • Freehold Borough: 135
  • Freehold Township: 357
  • Hazlet: 161
  • Highlands: 19
  • Holmdel: 145
  • Howell: 386
  • Interlaken: 1
  • Keansburg: 70
  • Keyport: 53
  • Lake Como: 12 (unchanged)
  • Little Silver: 26
  • Loch Arbour: 1
  • Long Branch: 236
  • Manalapan: 319
  • Manasquan: 23
  • Marlboro: 303
  • Matawan: 112
  • Middletown: 336
  • Millstone: 51
  • Monmouth Beach: 14
  • Neptune City: 23
  • Neptune Township: 223
  • Ocean: 178
  • Oceanport: 39
  • Red Bank: 85
  • Roosevelt: 2
  • Rumson: 24
  • Sea Bright: 7
  • Sea Girt: 9
  • Shrewsbury Borough: 25
  • Shrewsbury Township: 7
  • Spring Lake: 6
  • Spring Lake Heights: 15
  • Tinton Falls: 82
  • Union Beach: 29
  • Upper Freehold: 28
  • Wall: 151
  • West Long Branch: 48
  • Unknown: 39

 

Below is a video of Gov. Murphy's April 16 press briefing:

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