PLAINFIELD, NJ — Cases of COVID-19 in Plainfield continue to rise, now standing at 940 people who have tested positive for the coronavirus disease. Another person has been lost to the coronavirus, bringing the total number of fatalities to 22 in the Queen City, according to data provided by the administration. Over 1,100 residents are self-quarantining.
Governor Phil Murphy did not hold a press conference on Sunday; the following data is from live updates on the https://covid19.nj.gov/ site.
Across New Jersey, there are 85,301 total positives, and 4,202 deaths. There are 85,387 total negatives. Accounting for 52.3% of capacity, there are 1,628 on ventilators; there are 7,495 hospitalizations, and 780 discharges.
There are 420 New Jersey long-term care facilities with outbreaks, or 10,500 cases; there have been 1,730 deaths.
Union County has 10,304 positive cases, with 740 deaths. Twenty-six long-term care facilities have outbreaks, with a total of 550 total cases, and 105 deaths.
The following chart highlights steps to mitigate damage that were taken by Gov. Murphy, Mayor Mapp, and the Plainfield Public School District.
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