TRENTON, NJ — State officials reported the following updated coronavirus-related statistics on May 3:

  • 3,144 new positive cases for a total of 126,744.
    • Monmouth has 6,376 new cases — an increase of 110 over the previous day, according to the county’s most recent count. The tally remains the eighth highest total among 21 counties.
    • It had taken more than 30 days for the number of positive coronavirus cases to double in Monmouth County, ranking it among eight counties with this benchmark an indicator of the slowing rate of coronavirus spread.
  • 137 new deaths for a total of 7,871, which includes 3,733 at long-term care facilities — or 47.4%.  Also:
    • 52.6% white, 19.6% black, 17.3% Hispanic, 5.3% Asian, 5.2% 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 382 deaths — an increase of 10 over the previous day — which includes 230 at 49 long-term care facilities. 
  • 5,317 hospitalizations at 69 of 71 acute-care hospitals of persons with COVID-19 or under investigation for the disease.
    • They include 1,623 individuals in critical care or intensive care units. And of those, 1,198 are on ventilators.
  • 487 hospital discharges over the last 24 hours (68 of 71 hospital reporting) — for a total of more than 18,500 since the end of March.
  • 41 patients are hospitalized at the federal field medical stations in Secaucus, Edison and Atlantic City, where more than 395 patients have been served.
  • Of 246,410 tests performed in New Jersey, there were 148,322 negative cases vs. 98,088 positive cases for a positivity rate of 40.4% — the lowest since the state began providing this measurement.
  • 508 of New Jersey’s 635 long-term facilities have a total of 19,153 COVID-19 cases. These include 375 nursing homes, and 260 assisted living and other adult care facilities.
    • In Monmouth County, 49 long-term facilities reported a total of 1,468 total positive cases — the fifth highest among New Jersey’s 21 counties — and 230 total deaths.
  • In the state’s veteran homes — in Paramus, Menlo Park section of Edison and Vineland — 358 of 793 veterans have tested positive for COVID-19 or are under investigation.
    • Deaths total 114 at Paramus and Menlo Park homes.
    • Recoveries total 24 veterans.
  • In the state’s four psychiatric hospitals, 163 patients have tested positive among 1,250 total patients.
    • There have been 10 patient deaths.
    • These facilities include Trenton Psychiatric Hospital, Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital in Parsippany, Ancora Psychiatric Hospital in Winslow in Camden County, and Ann Klein Forensic Center in Trenton.

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

  • Aberdeen: 193
  • Allenhurst: 3
  • Allentown: 6
  • Asbury Park: 149
  • Atlantic Highlands: 25
  • Avon-by-the-Sea: 13
  • Belmar: 22 (an increase of one case from previous day)
  • Bradley Beach: 31
  • Brielle: 25
  • Colts Neck: 66
  • Deal: 23
  • Eatontown: 195
  • Englishtown: 36
  • Fair Haven: 22
  • Farmingdale: 12
  • Freehold Borough: 296
  • Freehold Township: 560
  • Hazlet: 248
  • Highlands: 25
  • Holmdel: 198
  • Howell: 535
  • Interlaken: 1
  • Keansburg: 118
  • Keyport: 75
  • Lake Como: 14 (unchanged from previous day)
  • Little Silver: 33
  • Loch Arbour: 1
  • Long Branch: 382
  • Manalapan: 417
  • Manasquan: 30
  • Marlboro: 396
  • Matawan: 150
  • Middletown: 468
  • Millstone: 74
  • Monmouth Beach: 17
  • Neptune City: 44
  • Neptune Township: 367
  • Ocean: 232
  • Oceanport: 55
  • Red Bank: 151
  • Roosevelt: 5
  • Rumson: 30
  • Sea Bright: 9
  • Sea Girt: 13
  • Shrewsbury Borough: 42
  • Shrewsbury Township: 9
  • Spring Lake: 12
  • Spring Lake Heights: 17
  • Tinton Falls: 161
  • Union Beach: 38
  • Upper Freehold: 40
  • Wall: 232
  • West Long Branch: 57
  • Unknown: 3

 

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