NEW YORK (77 WABC) — The number of deaths in New Jersey stands at 9,255 after an additional 140 were reported yesterday.
Governor Phil Murphy tweeted Sunday, there were 1,503 new confirmed positive COVID-19 results. Overall, 138,532 people tested positive.
The trends are steadily moving downward.
Total hospitalizations decreased by another 320 to 4,308 patients. There’s also a drop-off for individuals in either critical care or the ICU and, Murphy tweeted, fewer patients are on ventilators from the day before.
It’s the 13th straight day for declines after a peak of 8,293 patients on April 14, NJ.com said.
He said the most cases and deaths are in Bergen, Essex and Hudson counties.
NEW: NJ has 1,503 new confirmed positive cases of #COVID19, pushing our total to 138,532. Of those cases:
➡️4,308 are in hospitals
➡️1,338 are in critical or intensive care
➡️994 are on ventilators
We’ve tragically lost 140 more lives, pushing our total to 9,255 lives lost. pic.twitter.com/7LCMQmK6Qk
— Governor Phil Murphy (@GovMurphy) May 10, 2020