TRENTON, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy released the latest COVID-19 figures from around the New Jersey on Wednesday afternoon.
There were 4,582 new PCR cases reported and 1,244 antigen tests, with 122 new deaths. Statewide, there are now 576,720 positive PCR cases, 64,420 positive antigen cases, and 18,543 deaths, and 2,121 probable COVID-19 fatalities.
According to Murphy, Bergen County leads the state with the most positive cases with 55,796, followed by Essex (55,559), Middlesex (54,881), Hudson (52,631), Passaic (44,703), with 1,219 under investigation.
Both Hudson (525) and Bergen (518) counties each had over 500 new cases. Middlesex County reported 486 new cases. Three counties had over 300 new cases, Ocean (362), Essex (351), and Monmouth (330.)
Four counties had over 200 new cases, Passaic (245), Union (219), Morris (218), and Camden (204.) Five counties reported over 100 new cases, Atlantic (178), Burlington (174), Gloucester (165), Mercer (156), and Somerset (112.)
As of 10 p.m. Tuesday, there were 3,547 people hospitalized, with 635 patients in ICU and 432 on ventilators.
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