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

In New Jersey, there were 379 new cases reported, with 9 new deaths. Statewide, there are 184,429 positive cases and 14,016 deaths, and 1,853 probable COVID-19 fatalities.  

According to Murphy, Bergen County has 20,751 positive cases, followed by Essex (19,715), Hudson (19,641), Middlesex (17,884), and Passaic (17,623) with 642 under investigation.  

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On Saturday, August 8, the New Jersey State Health Department was reporting a total of 1,091 confirmed COVID-19 deaths in Passaic County with 148 probable deaths.  Neighboring Bergen County had 1,787 confirmed and 251 probable deaths.

As of 10:00 p.m. Friday, there were 540 people hospitalized, 94 in ICU, and 34 on ventilators.

Sunday, 12:39 p.m. UPDATE: Governor Murphy announced a further update Sunday, saying, "New Jersey has 378 new positive cases of COVID-19, pushing our cumulative total to 184,773.  Sadly, we must report an additional confirmed 5 COVID-19 deaths, pushing our total to 14,021 lives lost."

To learn more, visit covid19.nj.gov.

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