TRENTON, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy released the latest figures related to the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic Monday afternoon.

Murphy reported 396 new positive COVID-19 test results, pushing the statewide cumulative total since March 4 to 200,154. He also reported two additional COVID-19 deaths, bringing the statewide total of confirmed deaths to 14,278.

The daily positivity for tests from September 17 was 1.81%. The statewide rate of transmission is 1.12

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Presently there are 349 patients in NJ hospitals – 185 are COVID-19 positive patients and 164 Persons Under Investigation pending the return of test results. There are 87 patients COVID-19 in intensive care, of them 32 are using ventilators.

Murphy stated, "For the more than 16,000 New Jerseyans we’ve lost to COVID-19 – we cannot give up. This pandemic isn’t over, and it’s all too easy for the numbers to go back up. Keep up with social distancing and masking."

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