TRENTON, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy announced the newest number of presumptive positive cases of novel coronavirus and deaths at his Saturday afternoon press conference.

There were 3,599 new cases with 251 new deaths. Statewide, there are 58,151 positive cases and 2,183 deaths in total as of Saturday. 

Bergen County Executive James Tedesco announced that as of 8 a.m. Saturday, there were 410 new presumptive positive cases identified in Bergen County; for a County total of 9,362. He noted that 45 more residents had died for a total of 435 deaths.

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Tedesco announced Thursday his office is no longer reporting cases by individual municipalities.

The Governor announced Bergen County continues to lead the state in cases with 9,362, and followed by Essex (7,007), Hudson (6,851), Union (5,865), Middlesex (5,406) and Passaic (5,295) 

Judith Persichilli, Department of Health Commissioner, noted that there are 7,618 people hospitalized with COVID-19 or under investigation. Of those 1,746 are in critical care, and 1,650 of those people are on ventilators. She noted that 682 people were discharged.

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