NJ reported 3,083 COVID cases, 8 deaths. Positive tests are constantly growing.

Eight COVID-19 deaths and 3,083 new positive tests were confirmed in New Jersey on Tuesday as the seven-day average hit its highest level since February. 4.

The state’s seven-day average confirmed cases rose 2,932 on Tuesday, up 33 percent from a week earlier and 127 percent from a month earlier. The seven-day average increased for 20 consecutive days.

Hospitalization is usually about two weeks behind schedule, and is growing this month.

As of Monday night, 70 of the state’s 71 hospitals had 647 confirmed or suspected coronavirus patients. One hospital did not provide information.

Hospital admissions rose after hitting a low in mid-March, but they are well below 6,089 in January. microwave wave 10.

At least 79 people were evacuated in the same 24 hours on Monday night, according to government figures. Of those hospitalized, 64 are in intensive care and 25 are on artificial respiration.

Transmission rates in New Jersey were 1.24 on Tuesday. If the rate of infection exceeds 1, it means that each new case leads to at least one additional case, and the epidemic is expanding.

The positive level of tests on Thursday, the most recent day with available data, was 9.66%.

On Tuesday, the state also said there were 1,189 possible cases of rapid antigen testing at medical sites.

According to updated guidelines from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, all of New Jersey’s 21 counties are now “moderate” after several months of “low” infection.

Bergen, Burlington, Cape May, Essex, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Somerset, Sussex, and Union counties now have “average” transmission levels, according to community level identified Tuesday. Healthy people in the low and middle areas are no longer recommended to wear masks.

The BA.2 strain of COVID-19 has been spreading in New Jersey for several weeks, but much lower than the omicron formation in December and January. Officials say the “secret” sub-variant of omicron seems to spread easily, but often does not cause severe pain.

In the week ending April 23, BA.2 accounted for 96.7% of selected positive tests (slightly higher than the previous week’s 96.6%), while the omicron variant accounted for 1% of selected positive tests.

TOTAL NUMBER

The first known case in New Jersey reported a total of 1,975,972 confirmed COVID-19 cases out of more than 1,975.972 million PCR tests conducted more than two years after it was published on March 4, 2020.

Garden State also registered 319,510 positive antigen or rapid tests, which are cases. There are many cases that have never been counted, including positive home tests that are not included in the state number.

The state of 9.2 million people reported 33,503 COVID-19 deaths at the time – 30,451 confirmed deaths and 3,052 probable.

New Jersey has the eighth highest coronavirus death rate in the United States, after Mississippi, Arizona, Oklahoma, Alabama, Tennessee, West Virginia and Arkansas, according to the latest data released Monday. Last summer, the state still had the highest death rate per capita in the country.

Recent figures suggest that a mild case of COVID-19 could also have a significant effect on the brain, according to a major study. Long-term COVID is a term used to describe the symptoms of a virus, a condition in which a person is found to be affected by 10% to 30% of those infected after further positive testing.

VACCINATION NUMBERS

Of the 8.46 million able-bodied people living, working or studying in New Jersey, more than 6.88 million have received their first course of vaccinations and more than 7.79 million have received their first dose since it began in December. 15, 2020.

More than 3.67 million people in the state received assistance.

SCHOOL AND LONG-TERM CARE NUMBERS

In the week ending May 1, another 59,900 schools reported 4,928 cases of COVID-19 among staff (1,312) and students (3,616) in New Jersey schools.

Since the beginning of the school year, 111,905 students and 32,428 school staff in New Jersey have signed contracts with COVID-19, but the state has never reported more than two-thirds of school districts in a single week.

The state provides for the general cases of students and staff separately from those considered to be school leavers, which are defined as three or more cases, through the search for a connection.

A total of 653 cases were reported in New Jersey, including 4,538 cases among students and staff. This includes 20 new epidemics, according to data released last week.

According to state data, at least 9,049 of the state’s COVID-19 deaths were among residents and staff in nursing homes and other long-term care facilities.

There were active epidemics at 249 facilities, with the latest data showing 2,711 cases among residents and 2,574 cases among employees.

GLOBAL NUMBERS

As of Tuesday, more than 518 million cases of COVID-19 had been reported worldwide, according to Johns Hopkins University, and more than 6.2 million people had died from the virus.

The United States has the highest number of deaths (more than 81 million) and the highest number of deaths (at least 998,050).

More than 11 billion doses of vaccine have been administered worldwide.

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Contact Damon Johnson djohnson@njadvancemedia.com. Follow him on Twitter @DeionRJohhnson

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