TRENTON, NJ — State officials reported the following updated coronavirus-related statistics during Gov. Phil Murphy’s press briefing on April 20:

  • 3,528 new positive cases for a total of 88,806
    • Monmouth has 4,783 new cases — an increase of 114 over the previous day and the eighth highest total among 21 counties.  (See breakdown by municipality below.)
  • 177 new deaths for a total of 4,377, which includes 1,779 at long-term care facilities. Also:
    • 57% male, 43% female.
    • 55% white, 21.8% black, 16.6% Hispanic, 5.7% 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.
    • Monmouth has 230 deaths an increase of four over the previous day which includes 135 at 43 long-term care facilities. 
  • 6,986 hospitalizations at 71 acute-care hospitals of persons with COVID-19 or under investigation. They include 2,018 individuals in critical care or intensive care units — 1,594 of those are on ventilators.
  • 583 hospital discharges over the last 24 hours — for a total of more than 11,000 since the end of March.
  • 74 patients are hospitalized at the federal field medical stations in Secaucus and Edison, where more than 200 patients have been served. Atlantic City’s medical station is expected to open this week.
  • Of 161,714 tests performed in New Jersey, there were 89,251 negative cases vs. 72,463 positive cases for a positivity rate of 45 percent.
  • 425 of New Jersey’s 635 long-term facilities have COVID-19 cases. These include 375 nursing homes, and 260 assisted living and other adult care facilities.
  • In Monmouth County, 43 long-term facilities reported a total of 913 total positive cases and 135 total deaths.
  • In the state’s veteran homes — in Paramus, Menlo Park section of Edison and Vineland — 169 veterans have tested positive for COVID-19 or are under investigation. Deaths total 69 at Paramus and Menlo Park homes and 11 residents at both facilities have recovered.

Monmouth County reported 114 new positive cases for a total of 4,783 with the following breakdown by municipality.

The breakdown by municipality is as follows:

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  • Aberdeen: 133
  • Allenhurst: 2
  • Allentown: 4
  • Asbury Park: 98
  • Atlantic Highlands: 18
  • Avon-by-the-Sea: 9
  • Belmar: 13 (unchanged from April 19)
  • Bradley Beach: 22
  • Brielle: 22
  • Colts Neck: 56
  • Deal: 23
  • Eatontown: 138
  • Englishtown: 20
  • Fair Haven: 17
  • Farmingdale: 10
  • Freehold Borough: 173
  • Freehold Township: 414
  • Hazlet: 182
  • Highlands: 20
  • Holmdel: 150
  • Howell: 414
  • Interlaken: 1
  • Keansburg: 82
  • Keyport: 57
  • Lake Como: 12 (unchanged from April 19)
  • Little Silver: 26
  • Loch Arbour: 1
  • Long Branch: 280
  • Manalapan: 329
  • Manasquan: 25
  • Marlboro: 319
  • Matawan: 119
  • Middletown: 372
  • Millstone: 57
  • Monmouth Beach: 18
  • Neptune City: 24
  • Neptune Township: 250
  • Ocean: 189
  • Oceanport: 42
  • Red Bank: 98
  • Roosevelt: 2
  • Rumson: 27
  • Sea Bright: 7
  • Sea Girt: 9
  • Shrewsbury Borough: 27
  • Shrewsbury Township: 7
  • Spring Lake: 8
  • Spring Lake Heights: 16
  • Tinton Falls: 106
  • Union Beach: 31
  • Upper Freehold: 33
  • Wall: 169
  • West Long Branch: 54
  • Unknown: 48

 

Below is a video of Gov. Murphy's April 20 press briefing:

 

CORONAVIRUS: STAYING ‘IN THE KNOW’

The  COVID-19 Information Hub has been created by the N.J. Office of Innovation, providing live updates, resources and other vital information on the coronavirus.

For more information on novel coronavirus, click here to access the N.J. Department of Health website and click here for the latest details from CDC. 

Anyone with questions can call the N.J. Poison Control Center hot line at 1-800-222-1222  or email ncov@dohnj.gov.

NJ 211 is handling COVID-19 related calls from residents. Text NJCOVID to 898-211 to receive text information and stay informed. To receive live text assistance, residents can text their zip code to 898-211.

 

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