TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced the latest COVID-19 figures from around the state during his Monday afternoon press conference, where he said that residents 16 years and older are now eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine. 

There were 1.935 new PCR cases reported and 388 antigen tests, with 18 new deaths. Statewide, there are now 860,447 positive PCR cases, 120,589 positive antigen cases, and 22,569 deaths, and 2,592 probable COVID-19 fatalities. 

Bergen County leads the state with the most positive cases with 86,119 followed by Essex (84,029), Middlesex (83,207), Hudson (77,202), and Monmouth (65,599.)

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Essex (233) and Middlesex (334) Counties each had over 200 new cases. Seven counties reported over 100 new cases, Hudson (170), Monmouth (164), Bergen (160), Passaic (151) Union (135), Camden (123), and Ocean (101.)

As of 10 p.m. Sunday, there were 2,062 people hospitalized, 1,948 testing positive and 114 waiting test results. There were 435 patients in ICU and 250 on ventilators.

 

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