Tuesday, November 24, 2020
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These N.J. counties saw the most new COVID-19 cases this week. See how yours fared. – nj.com

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Wherever you look, the coronavirus numbers in New Jersey are just going one method.
The week of Nov. 12-18 marked the 3rd straight week that every county in New Jersey saw an increase in brand-new coronavirus cases over the week prior.
It was simply a couple months ago that adding 5 or six cases per 10,000 locals sufficed to land a county at the top of the state. This week, no county had less than 13.8 new cases per 10,000 locals.

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On the whole, New Jersey added 29.3 cases per 10,000 residents. A figure that was as soon as a simple portion of the U.S. as a whole has actually almost caught up. There were 33.5 cases per 10,000 citizens nationally throughout the course of the week.

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The county with the most brand-new cases this week was Passaic County at 45.5 new cases per 10,000. Camden, Union, Mercer and Essex completed the top 5, but thats not to state the other 16 counties do not have their hands complete.

New Jersey, now totally in the middle of the epidemics 2nd wave, reported 3,635 brand-new cases on Friday while hospitalizations rose for a 21st straight day.

Eleven counties saw a boost of 50% or more in total cases over the week prior. Cases in Salem County jumped by 127%, and Cape May County was simply over 100% development.

On the whole, New Jersey included 29.3 cases per 10,000 residents. A figure that was once a mere portion of the U.S. as a whole has nearly captured up. There were 33.5 cases per 10,000 citizens nationally throughout the course of the week.

Gov. Phil Murphy and state health officials did provide one twinkle of hope on Friday, though: about 130,000 dosages of Pfizers new coronavirus vaccine could be on their way to the Garden State by January, with top priority going to healthcare employees and the most susceptible.

Nick Devlin is a reporter on the data & & investigations group. He can be reached at ndevlin@njadvancemedia.com.

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