TRENTON, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy released the latest COVID-19 figures from around the New Jersey on Saturday.

It was the seventh straight day with over 1,000 new cases, recording 1,994, announced the governor, with eight new deaths. It was the highest one day total since May, according to Murphy. Statewide, there are 227,339 positive cases and 14,492 deaths, and 1,789 probable COVID-19 fatalities.  

According to Murphy, Bergen County has 24,408 positive cases, and followed by Essex (23,609), and Hudson (22,432), with 512 under investigation.

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Essex County still has the most new cases with 371, followed by Hudson (197), Bergen (151), Camden (128), and Burlington (88.) 

As of 10 p.m. Friday, there were 886 people hospitalized, 171 patients in ICU and 72 on ventilators.


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