TRENTON, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy released the latest figures related to the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic during his Wednesday afternoon press conference, where Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli detailed the pilot of a mobile app that will notify residents if they have been in close, prolonged contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19.

Murphy reported 430 new positive COVID-19 test results, pushing the statewide cumulative total to 200,988. He also reported seven additional COVID-19 deaths, bringing the statewide total of confirmed deaths to 14,291.

According to Murphy, Bergen County has 22,276 positive cases, and followed by Essex (20,898), Hudson (20,547), Middlesex (19,210), Passaic (18,877) with 346 under investigation.  

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The governor said there are 549 patients hospitalized, 231 are COVID-19 positive patients and 228 Persons Under Investigation pending the return of test results. There are 90 patients COVID-19 in intensive care, of them 31 on ventilators.

 

 

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