N.J. reports 3,215 COVID-19 cases, 6 deaths quantity of high-risk counties drops, CDC states – NJ.com

Nj on Friday reported another 3,215 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 6 new confirmed deaths. The quantity of high-risk counties as stated by the Cdc and Prevention dropped to 14 on Friday.

The amount expires from only six in mid-This summer, but lower from 18 on Thursday. Cumberland, Salem, Gloucester, Mercer, Hunterdon and Sussex counties have been in the medium-risk category. Warren County is recognized as safe. The CDC recommends that residents in high-risk counties put on masks inside.

New Jersey’s rate of transmission was .98 on Friday, based on the condition Department of Health.

A transmission rate below 1 is definitely an indication the coronavirus outbreak is declining, as each new situation is resulting in under yet another good new situation.

Once the transmission rates are 1, which means cases have leveled off in the current figures. Anything above 1 means the outbreak is expanding.

The state’s seven-day average for confirmed positive tests is 2,552, a tenPercent decrease previously week however a 12% increase from last month.

There have been 864 patients with confirmed or suspected coronavirus cases reported across only 61 from the state’s 71 hospitals Thursday. Of individuals hospitalized, 94 have been in intensive care and 21 take presctiption ventilators.

The statewide positivity rate for tests conducted Sunday — the newest day with available data — was 18.18%.

The Cdc and Prevention views positivity rates above 10% to become “high.” However, the positivity rates are substantially less than its peak of 40.83% on Jan. 1 throughout the height from the omicron variant.

TOTAL Figures

Nj has reported 2.two million total confirmed COVID-19 cases within the greater than 2 yrs because the condition reported its first known situation March 4, 2020.

Your Garden Condition has additionally recorded 386,272 positive antigen or rapid tests, that are considered probable cases. And you will find numerous cases which have likely never been counted, including at-home positive tests that aren’t incorporated within the state’s figures.

The condition of 9.two million residents has reported 34,326 COVID-19 deaths — 31,230 confirmed fatalities and three,096 probable ones.

Nj has the ninth-most coronavirus deaths per person within the U.S. — behind Mississippi, Arizona, Oklahoma, Alabama, West Virginia, Tennessee, Boise State Broncos and Arkansas — by Friday. Last summer time, the condition had probably the most deaths per person in america.


Greater than 6.99 million individuals who work, live or study within the Garden Condition have arrived at fully vaccinated status.

Over 7.89 million have obtained an initial dose since vaccinations started within the condition on 12 ,. 15, 2020.

Greater than 4.17 million individuals the condition qualified for boosters have obtained one. Time may rise following the Fda approved booster shots for healthy children between 5 and 11. U.S. regulators approved the booster for children, wishing an additional vaccine dose will boost their protection as infections still spread.

Regulators have stopped intends to authorize another booster shot for adults under 50 this summer time. Rather, they aspire to update vaccines to focus on emerging subvariants through the fall.

Lengthy-TERM CARE Figures

A minimum of 9,468 from the state’s COVID-19 deaths happen to be among residents and staff people at nursing facilities along with other lengthy-term care facilities, based on condition data by Friday.

From the active outbreaks at 395 facilities, you will find 5,409 current cases among residents and 5,746 cases among staff, by the most recent data.

GLOBAL Figures

By Friday, there has been greater than 582 million COVID-19 cases reported around the world, based on Johns Hopkins University’s coronavirus database.

Greater than 6.4 million individuals have died due to the virus, the information shows.

Japan reported probably the most cases previously 4 weeks, at greater than 4 million by Friday. The U.S. reported the 2nd-many instances, at 3.5 million.

The U.S. has reported probably the most cumulative COVID-19 cases (greater than 91.9 million) and deaths (a minimum of 1.03 million) associated with a nation.

There has been greater than 11.99 billion vaccine doses administered globally.

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Camille Furst might be arrived at at cfurst@njadvancemedia.com. Find her on Twitter @CamilleFurst.