TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced the latest COVID-19 figures from around the state during this Monday afternoon press conference.

There were 2,079 new PCR cases reported and 552 antigen tests, with 27 new deaths. Statewide, there are now 839,114 positive PCR cases, 116,852 positive antigen cases, and 22,323 deaths, and 2,573 probable COVID-19 fatalities. 

Bergen County leads the state with the most positive cases with 84,265 followed by Essex (81,440), Middlesex (81,008), Hudson (75,351), and Monmouth (64,035.)

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Middlesex (220) and Bergen (200) Counties each had over 200 new cases. Seven counties reported over 100 new cases, Essex (193), Hudson (167), Passaic (164), Monmouth (160), Camden (137), Ocean (118), and Union (112.)

As of 10 p.m. Sunday, there were 2,261 people hospitalized, a number that Murphy noted was "relatively stable." There were 2150 testing positive and 111 awaiting results. There were 448 patients in ICU and 241 on ventilators.

 

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