TRENTON, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy released the latest COVID-19 figures from around the state at his Monday afternoon press conference while he expressed concerns for a potential surge in New Jersey's numbers if travelers arriving from Florida or any of the other 18 states on the travel advisory list don't self-quarantine upon arrival.
In New Jersey, there were 231 new cases reported, with 22 new deaths. Statewide, there are 175,522 positive cases and 13,613 deaths, and 1,947 probable COVID-19 deaths.
According to Murphy, Bergen County has 19,891 positive cases, and followed by Hudson (19,135), Essex (19,039), Passaic (17,080), and Middlesex (17,059), with 656 under investigation. Bergen County has two additional deaths, which now total 1,758, according to Governor Murphy.
As of 10 p.m. Saturday, Murphy noted there were 892 patients in the hospital being treated for COVID-19, with 166 patients were in ICU or critical care, and 81 patients on ventilators. There were x live patients discharges from the hospital.
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