TRENTON, NJ — State officials reported the following updated coronavirus-related statistics during Gov. Phil Murphy’s press briefing on April 27:

  • 2,146 new positive cases for a total of 111,188.
    • Monmouth County has 5,798 new cases — an increase of 57 over the previous day — and the eighth highest total among 21 counties, according to county officials.
  • 106 new deaths for a total of 6,044, which includes 1,911 at long-term care facilities and another 1,062 suspected cases.
    • Monmouth’s has 302 deaths — an increase of 11 over the previous day — which includes 194 at 46 long-term care facilities. 
  • 6,407 hospitalizations at 71 acute-care hospitals of persons with COVID-19 or under investigation for the disease.
    • They include 1,801individuals in critical care or intensive care units — a number that is down roughly 9% from April 20. And of those, 1,303 are on ventilators — an 18% reduction from just one week ago. 
  • 480 hospital discharges over the last 24 hours — for a total of more than 15,000 since the end of March.
  • 75 patients are hospitalized at the federal field medical stations in Secaucus, Edison and Atlantic City, where more than 325 patients have been served.
  • Of 204,651 tests performed in New Jersey, there were 116,587 negative cases vs. 88,064 positive cases for a positivity rate of 43.1 percent.
  • 476 of New Jersey’s 635 long-term facilities have a total of 16,277 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 1,199 total positive cases — the fourth highest among New Jersey’s 21 counties — and 194 total deaths.
  • In the state’s veteran homes — in Paramus, Menlo Park section of Edison and Vineland — 263 of 722 veterans have tested positive for COVID-19 or are under investigation.
    • Deaths total 97 at Paramus and Menlo Park homes.
    • Recoveries total 16 veterans.

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

  • Aberdeen: 180
  • Allenhurst: 2
  • Allentown: 6
  • Asbury Park: 124
  • 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: 175
  • Englishtown: 28
  • Fair Haven: 21
  • Farmingdale: 12
  • Freehold Borough: 269
  • Freehold Township: 527
  • Hazlet: 230
  • Highlands: 22
  • Holmdel: 178
  • Howell: 478
  • Interlaken: 1
  • Keansburg: 105
  • Keyport: 69
  • Lake Como: 14 (unchanged from previous day)
  • Little Silver: 33
  • Loch Arbour: 1
  • Long Branch: 349
  • Manalapan: 406
  • Manasquan: 28
  • Marlboro: 372
  • Matawan: 137
  • Middletown: 411
  • Millstone: 67
  • Monmouth Beach: 17
  • Neptune City: 39
  • Neptune Township: 318
  • Ocean: 218
  • Oceanport: 50
  • Red Bank: 132
  • Roosevelt: 3
  • Rumson: 29
  • Sea Bright: 8
  • Sea Girt: 11
  • Shrewsbury Borough: 40
  • Shrewsbury Township: 8
  • Spring Lake: 11
  • Spring Lake Heights: 17
  • Tinton Falls: 135
  • Union Beach: 37
  • Upper Freehold: 38
  • Wall: 206
  • West Long Branch: 56
  • Unknown: 3

Below is a video of Gov. Murphy's April 27 press briefing:

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