TRENTON, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy did not hold a press conference on Saturday but did release the newest number of positive cases of COVID-19 and deaths from around the state. The city of Hoboken also reported a two-day spike in cases, the highest since mid-May, related to travel outside the region.

In New Jersey, there are 303 new cases with 25 new deaths. Statewide, there are 173,033 positive cases and 13,333 deaths, and 1856 probably COVID deaths.

According to Murphy, Bergen County has 19,562 positive cases, and followed by Hudson (18,945), Essex (18,859), Passaic (16,941), and Middlesex (16,901), with 679 under investigation.  There are a total of 1,742 deaths in Bergen County, while Essex County, continues to lead the state with 1,797, according to Governor Murphy.

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As of 10 p.m. Friday, Murphy noted there were 983 patients in the hospital being treated for COVID-19, with 205 patients were in ICU or critical care, and 164 patients on ventilators. There were 101 live patients discharges from the hospital.

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