New Jersey reported another 2,993 confirmed cases on Saturday Covid-19 Positive tests and seven confirmed deaths with omicron’s subvariant BA.5.5.
The sub-variable spreads quickly. He said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is responsible 65% of new covid-19 cases in the last week.
The statewide positivity rate for Monday’s tests — the most recent date available — was 12.14 percent. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention considers a positivity rate of more than 10% to be “high.” However, the positivity rate is significantly lower than the 40.83% on January 1 at the height of the maximum Omicron difference.
New Jersey’s most recently reported transmission rate is 1.10. When the transfer rate is 1, it means that the cases are equal in the current numbers. Anything above 1 means the epidemic is spreading. A transmission rate below 1 is indicative The spread of the coronavirus It is declining, because every new case leads to one more new case.
On Saturday, there were 995 patients with 68 confirmed or suspected coronavirus cases.
The state’s seven-day average for confirmed positive tests was 2,756, a 17 percent increase from last week and last month.
seventeen New Jersey counties are now considered high risk. For the spread of Covid-19. In high-risk areas, it is recommended to wear a mask at home in public and on public transportation and to stay on during vaccinations, according to the CDC.
Only Hunterdon, Mercer, Salem and Cumberland counties remain in the moderate threat category. Masks are not recommended in medium and low risk areas.
New Jersey has reported 2.17 million total cases of COVID-19 in the two years since the state reported its first known case on March 4, 2020.
The Garden recorded 371,799 positive antigen or rapid tests, which are probable cases. And there are many cases that may never be counted, including positive tests at home, that are not included in the state’s numbers.
The state of 9.2 million residents has reported 34,159 Covid-19 deaths – 31,062 confirmed deaths and 3,090 probable.
New Jersey has it. The eighth person who dies from corona virus In the US – from Mississippi, Arizona, Oklahoma, Alabama, West Virginia, Tennessee and Arkansas – starting Friday. last summer, The state had a high death toll. per capita in the nation.
More than 6.96 million people who work, live or study in the Paradise State have reached the full immunization status.
On December 15, 2020, more than 7.86 million people have received their first dose since vaccinations started in the state.
More than 4 million people in the state who are eligible for incentives have received one. After the specified period, this number may increase The Food and Drug Administration has approved booster vaccines for healthy children 5 to 11 years old. U.S. regulators have given children a boost in hopes that additional doses of the vaccine will boost their protection as the infection continues to spread.
Long-term care numbers
At least 9,393 of the state’s COVID-19 deaths have occurred among residents and staff at nursing homes and other long-term care facilities, it said. State data From Friday.
Of the outbreaks at 367 facilities, there are 4,760 current cases among residents and 4,820 cases among staff.
As of Saturday, more than 561 million cases of COVID-19 have been recorded worldwide. Johns Hopkins University Corona Virus Database. According to the data, more than 6.36 million people have died due to the virus.
The US has reported the most COVID-19 cases (more than 89.4 million) and deaths (at least 1.02 million) of any country.
More than 11.8 billion vaccinations have been administered worldwide.