TRENTON, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy released the newest number of presumptive positive cases of novel coronavirus and deaths at his Monday afternoon press conference and indicating he'll announce in the coming days a "blueprint" for re-opening the state's economy.
There are 3,528 new cases with 177 new deaths. Statewide, there are 88,806 positive cases and 4,377 deaths.
Bergen County continues to lead the state in cases with 13,011, and followed by Hudson (11,150), Essex (10,729), Union (9,972), Passaic (8,479 and Middlesex (8,346.) There are a total of 787 deaths in Bergen County.
As of 10 p.m. Sunday, there were 6,986 people hospitalized with COVID-19 or under investigation, with 2,018 patients in ICU or critical care, and 1,594 patients on ventilators. There were 583 patients were discharged from hospitals in the last 24 hours.
The two Medical Field Stations, in Secaucus and Edison, are treating 74 patients.
A total of 161,714 tests have been administered, with 72,463 testing positive, a 44.81% positive rate.
(Editor's Note: Due to a computer issue, the Bergen County Executive's office was unable to provide cases by municipalities on Monday.)
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