TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey and Monmouth County health officials reported the following updated coronavirus-related statistics on April 26:

  • 3,730 new positive cases for a total of 109,038.
    • Monmouth County has 5,741 new cases — an increase of 182 over the previous day — and the eighth highest total among 21 counties, according to county officials.
  • 275 new deaths for a total of 5,938, which includes 1,865 at long-term care facilities and another 981 suspected cases. Also:
    • 57% male, 43% female.
    • 53.2% white, 20.3% black, 16.3% Hispanic, 5.2% Asian, 5% other.
    • Top underlying health conditions that contributed to these deaths were cardiovascular disease, diabetes, lung, renal and other chronic conditions, neurologic disability and cancer.
    • Monmouth’s has 291 deaths — an increase of four over the previous day — which includes 187 at 46 long-term care facilities. 
  • 6,573 hospitalizations at 71 acute-care hospitals of persons with COVID-19 or under investigation for the disease.
    • They include 1,804 individuals in critical care or intensive care units — and of those, 1,418 are on ventilators.
  • 684 hospital discharges over the last 24 hours — for a total of more than 14,600 since the end of March.
  • 75 patients are hospitalized at the federal field medical stations in Secaucus, Edison and Atlantic City, where more than 320 patients have been served.
  • Of 200,756 tests performed in New Jersey, there were 114,106 negative cases vs. 86,650 positive cases for a positivity rate of 43.4 percent.
  • 472 of New Jersey’s 635 long-term facilities have a total of 14,579 COVID-19 cases. These include 375 nursing homes, and 260 assisted living and other adult care facilities.
    • In Monmouth County, 46 long-term facilities reported a total of 1,183 total positive cases — the fourth highest among New Jersey’s 21 counties — and 187total deaths.
  • In the state’s veteran homes — in Paramus, Menlo Park section of Edison and Vineland — 248 of 722 veterans have tested positive for COVID-19 or are under investigation.
    • Deaths total 95 at Paramus and Menlo Park homes.
    • Recoveries total 16 veterans.
    • Of 1,331 employees at these facilities, 96 have tested positive.

Monmouth County reported the breakdown of positive cases by municipality as follows:

  • Aberdeen: 178
  • Allenhurst: 2
  • Allentown: 6
  • Asbury Park: 119
  • Atlantic Highlands: 21
  • Avon-by-the-Sea: 10
  • Belmar: 14 (unchanged from previous day)
  • Bradley Beach: 29
  • Brielle: 23
  • Colts Neck: 57
  • Deal: 23
  • Eatontown: 176
  • Englishtown: 29
  • Fair Haven: 19
  • Farmingdale: 13
  • Freehold Borough: 265
  • Freehold Township: 514
  • Hazlet: 229
  • Highlands: 22
  • Holmdel: 177
  • Howell: 474
  • Interlaken: 1
  • Keansburg: 105
  • Keyport: 68
  • Lake Como: 14 (unchanged from previous day)
  • Little Silver: 30
  • Loch Arbour: 1
  • Long Branch: 348
  • Manalapan: 403
  • Manasquan: 27
  • Marlboro: 369
  • Matawan: 136
  • Middletown: 411
  • Millstone: 65
  • Monmouth Beach: 17
  • Neptune City: 38
  • Neptune Township: 315
  • Ocean: 216
  • Oceanport: 50
  • Red Bank: 129
  • Roosevelt: 3
  • Rumson: 29
  • Sea Bright: 9
  • Sea Girt: 10
  • Shrewsbury Borough: 40
  • Shrewsbury Township: 7
  • Spring Lake: 12
  • Spring Lake Heights: 17
  • Tinton Falls: 133
  • Union Beach: 37
  • Upper Freehold: 39
  • Wall: 205
  • West Long Branch: 55
  • Unknown: 2

 

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