The state’s seven-day average of confirmed positive coronavirus tests was 1,813, a 23 percent increase from a week ago and a 4 percent increase from a month ago.
The spread was 1.07 on Saturday, up from 1.04 earlier this week.
A prevalence rate of 1 means that cases are fixed at current numbers, while a rate above 1 indicates that the epidemic is spreading.
of US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention It considers 12 counties in the state to have “moderate” levels of community distribution: Sussex, Warren, Hunterdon, Monmouth, Ocean, Burlington, Camden, Atlantic, Gloucester, Salem, Cumberland and Cape May.
The remaining nine counties — Passaic, Bergen, Hudson, Essex, Morris, Somerset, Union, Middlesex and Mercer — are “low,” according to the CDC.
As of Saturday, there were 823 confirmed cases of coronavirus in 69 of 71 hospitals. Of those in hospital, 94 are in intensive care and 37 are on ventilators.
The statewide positivity rate on Monday, the most recent day for which data is available, was 10.94 percent.
The CDC considers a positivity rate of more than 10% to be “high.” The positivity rate is significantly lower than the 40.83% peak on January 1st at Omicron Divergence’s high.
New Jersey has reported a total of 2.3 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 since the state reported its first known case on March 4, 2020.
The Garden also recorded 412,940 positive antigen or rapid tests, which are potential cases. There are also many cases that are never counted, including positive tests at home, that are not included in the state’s numbers.
The state of 9.2 million residents has reported 34,715 COVID-19 deaths – 31,603 confirmed deaths and 3,112 probable.
New Jersey has it. The ninth death from the corona virus per capita In the US – behind Mississippi, Arizona, Oklahoma, Alabama, West Virginia, New Mexico, Tennessee and Arkansas – according to the latest data reported on September 12. The state had a high death toll. per capita in the nation.
More than 7.05 million people who work, live or study in the Paradise State have reached the full vaccination status. As of December 15, 2020, more than 7.9 million people have received their first dose since vaccinations began in the state.
More than 4.28 million people in the state received one eligible for the incentive.
Long-term care numbers
At least 9,684 of the state’s Covid-19 deaths have been among residents and staff in nursing homes and other long-term care facilities, it said. The most recent data.
Of the outbreaks at 367 facilities, there are 7,230 current cases among residents and 6,914 cases among staff, according to the most recent data.
As of Saturday, more than 614 million cases of COVID-19 have been recorded worldwide Johns Hopkins University Corona Virus Database. According to the data, more than 6.5 million people have died due to the virus.
The US has reported the highest number of cases (over 96 million) and deaths (at least 1.05 million) of any country.
More than 12.2 billion vaccinations have been administered worldwide.
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