Tedesco: 363 Presumptive Positive Cases of COVID-19 Identified in Bergen County Impacting 63 Municipalities
Hackensack, N.J. – Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco has announced that there are 363 “presumptive positive” cases of COVID-19 impacting 63 municipalities identified in the County by the New Jersey Department of Health as of Saturday, March 21st. (As of Monday afternoon, that count is 609)
“I support the steps announced by the Governor in his latest Executive Order as we continue to fight this deadly virus in the hardest hit county – Bergen County,” said County Executive Tedesco. “When we implemented measures to fight COVID-19 two weeks ago, we knew that we had to take aggressive action to protect our residents. The Governor’s actions will help slow the rapid spread of COVID-19 here in Bergen and flatten the curve statewide. ”
As of Saturday evening, the municipalities with the “presumptive positive” cases are:
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Please continue to practice preventative measures to limit the spread of COVID-19, such as washing your hands with soap for at least 20 seconds, practice social distancing and staying home if you feel sick.
The Bergen County Health Hotline is (201)-225-7000. For additional resources please visit http://www.co.bergen.nj.us/health-promotion/2019-novel-corona-virus
This is an ever evolving situation and we will continue to provide important information. Help us to share facts, not fear.
**Please note that numbers may vary from the State due to varied reporting times and pending case verifications.
The statewide COVD case count is 2844, with 27 fatalities, 359 negative test results, and 94 persons under investigation by the state lab, according to the NJDOH as of 11:30am Monday morning. Of the fatalities, five were males. Two females. Their age ranges were between 57 and 91. Two of the individuals had pre-exisisting conditions, said state Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli.
COVID-19 Cases by County
Data is provisional and subsequent to revision.
419 Positives Pending Further Information
609 Positive Test Result(s)
273 Positive Test Result(s)
238 Positive Test Result(s)
210 Positive Test Result(s)
190 Positive Test Result(s)
189 Positive Test Result(s)
177 Positive Test Result(s)
144 Positive Test Result(s)
141 Positive Test Result(s)
67 Positive Test Result(s)
50 Positive Test Result(s)
36 Positive Test Result(s)
33 Positive Test Result(s)
18 Positive Test Result(s)
15 Positive Test Result(s)
13 Positive Test Result(s)
12 Positive Test Result(s)
6 Positive Test Result(s)
Cape May County:
2 Positive Test Result(s)
1 Positive Test Result(s)
1 Positive Test Result(s)
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