TRENTON, NJ — State officials reported the following updated coronavirus-related statistics during Gov. Phil Murphy’s press briefing on May 9.

  • 1,759 new positive cases for a cumulative total of 137,085.
    • Monmouth has 6,855 total positive cases — an increase of 74 over the previous day, according to county health officials. The tally remains the eighth highest total among 21 counties.
    • It has taken more than 30 days for the number of positive coronavirus cases to double in Monmouth County, ranking it among 14 counties with this benchmark an indicator of the slowing rate of coronavirus spread.
  • 166 new deaths for a total of 9,116, including 4,825 lives claimed at long-term care facilities — or 52.9% — and another 129 at veteran homes. Also:
    • 52.5% white, 19.2% black, 17.5% Hispanic, 5.3% Asian, 5.4% 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 has 439 deaths — an increase of 10 over the previous day — which includes 329 at 49 long-term care facilities. 
  • 364 new hospitalizations, bringing the total to 4,628 at 71 acute-care hospitals of persons with COVID-19 or under investigation for the disease.
    • They include 1,416 individuals in critical care or intensive care units. And of those, 1,054 are on ventilators — or 74.4%.
  • 422 hospital discharges over the last 24 hours — for a total of more than 33,500 since the end of March.
  • 35 patients are hospitalized at the federal field medical stations in Secaucus, Edison and Atlantic City, where more than 421 patients have been served.
  • Of 273,375 tests performed in New Jersey, there were 168,121 negative cases vs. 105,254 positive cases for a declining positivity rate of 38.7%.
  • 515 of New Jersey’s 635 long-term facilities have a total of 26,031 COVID-19 cases. These include 375 nursing homes, and 260 assisted living and other adult care facilities. Click here for the most-current list of COVID-19 outbreaks. 
    • In Monmouth County, 49 long-term facilities reported a total of 1,750 total positive cases — the sixth highest among New Jersey’s 21 counties — and 329 total deaths.
  • In the state’s veteran homes — in Paramus, Menlo Park section of Edison and Vineland — 362 of 676 veterans have tested positive for COVID-19 or are under investigation.
    • Deaths total 129 at the Paramus, Menlo Park and Vineland homes.
    • 15 hospitalized veterans.
    • 26 veterans who have recovered.
  • In the state’s four psychiatric hospitals, 177 patients have tested positive among 1,239 total patients.
    • There have been 12 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: 209
  • Allenhurst: 2
  • Allentown: 6
  • Asbury Park: 163
  • Atlantic Highlands: 25
  • Avon-by-the-Sea: 12
  • Belmar: 25 (unchanged from previous day)
  • Bradley Beach: 39
  • Brielle: 25
  • Colts Neck: 69
  • Deal: 23
  • Eatontown: 220
  • Englishtown: 37
  • Fair Haven: 22
  • Farmingdale: 14
  • Freehold Borough: 344
  • Freehold Township: 575
  • Hazlet: 253
  • Highlands: 24
  • Holmdel: 216
  • Howell: 566
  • Interlaken: 1
  • Keansburg: 139
  • Keyport: 80
  • Lake Como: 16 (unchanged from previous day)
  • Little Silver: 33
  • Loch Arbour: 1
  • Long Branch: 401
  • Manalapan: 431
  • Manasquan: 30
  • Marlboro: 411
  • Matawan: 160
  • Middletown: 543
  • Millstone Township: 80
  • Monmouth Beach: 18
  • Neptune City: 48
  • Neptune Township: 399
  • Ocean: 253
  • Oceanport: 56
  • Red Bank: 162
  • Roosevelt: 5
  • Rumson: 31
  • Sea Bright: 9
  • Sea Girt: 13
  • Shrewsbury Borough: 48
  • Shrewsbury Township: 9
  • Spring Lake: 13
  • Spring Lake Heights: 17
  • Tinton Falls: 176
  • Union Beach: 38
  • Upper Freehold: 43
  • Wall: 264
  • West Long Branch: 58

 

Below is a video of Gov. Murphy's May 9 press briefing:

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