N.J. reports 1,548 new COVID cases, 1 death. More than 900 remain hospitalized.

N.J. studies 1,548 new COVID circumstances, 1 dying. Greater than 900 stay hospitalized.

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New Jersey on Monday reported one other 1,548 confirmed COVID-19 circumstances and one confirmed dying, in addition to greater than 900 sufferers hospitalized with confirmed or suspected circumstances of the coronavirus.

The statewide positivity price for exams performed Tuesday — the newest day with obtainable knowledge — was 11.76%. The Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention considers positivity charges above 10% to be “excessive.” Nevertheless, the positivity price is considerably decrease than its peak of 40.83% on Jan. 1 throughout the top of the omicron variant.

New Jersey’s price of transmission was 1.02 on Sunday, the newest day obtainable. When the transmission price is 1, meaning circumstances have leveled off on the present numbers and something above 1 means the outbreak is increasing. A transmission price beneath 1 is a sign that the coronavirus outbreak is declining, as every new case is resulting in lower than one further new case.

There have been 919 sufferers with confirmed or suspected coronavirus circumstances reported throughout the state’s 71 hospitals as of Sunday night time. That’s the fifth consecutive day the state has reported greater than 900 hospitalizations. Regardless of the latest rise in circumstances nonetheless, hospitalizations stay considerably decrease than after they peaked at 6,089 on Jan. 10 throughout the omicron wave.

The state’s seven-day common for confirmed constructive exams is 2,433, about the identical as per week in the past and a 13% lower from final month.

Six New Jersey counties at the moment are thought-about excessive threat for COVID-19 transmission — Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape Could, Monmouth and Morris. These in high-risk areas are really useful to put on a masks indoors in public and on public transportation and keep updated on vaccinations, in keeping with the CDC.

The state’s 15 different counties are within the medium-risk class: Bergen, Cumberland, Essex, Gloucester, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Ocean, Passaic, Salem, Somerset, Sussex, Union and Warren. Masks will not be really useful within the medium- and low-risk areas.


New Jersey has reported 2,155,538 complete confirmed COVID-19 circumstances within the greater than two years because the state reported its first recognized case March 4, 2020.

The Backyard State has additionally recorded 367,111 constructive antigen or speedy exams, that are thought-about possible circumstances. And there are quite a few circumstances which have seemingly by no means been counted, together with at-home constructive exams that aren’t included within the state’s numbers.

The state of 9.2 million residents has reported 34,112 COVID-19 deaths — 31,022 confirmed fatalities and three,090 possible ones.

New Jersey has the seventh-most coronavirus deaths per capita within the U.S. — behind Mississippi, Arizona, Alabama, West Virginia, Tennessee and Oklahoma — as of the newest knowledge reported July 4. Final summer time, the state had essentially the most deaths per capita within the nation.


Greater than 6.95 million individuals who work, reside, or examine within the Backyard State have reached absolutely vaccinated standing.

Over 7.85 million have acquired a primary dose since vaccinations started within the state on Dec. 15, 2020.

Over 4 million individuals within the state eligible for boosters have acquired one. That quantity might rise after the Meals and Drug Administration accredited booster photographs for wholesome kids between the ages of 5 and 11. U.S. regulators licensed the booster for youths hoping an additional vaccine dose will improve their safety as infections proceed to unfold.


At the least 9,344 of the state’s COVID-19 deaths have been amongst residents and workers members at nursing houses and different long-term care services, in keeping with state knowledge.

Of the energetic outbreaks at 351 services, there are 4,591 present circumstances amongst residents and 4,594 circumstances amongst workers, as of the newest knowledge.


As of Monday, there have been greater than 555 million COVID-19 circumstances reported throughout the globe, in keeping with Johns Hopkins College’s coronavirus database, and greater than 6.35 million individuals have died due to the virus.

The U.S. has reported essentially the most COVID circumstances (greater than 88.5 million) and deaths (at the least 1,020,893) of any nation.

There have been greater than 11.7 billion vaccine doses administered globally.

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