This information is provided by the state of New Jersey State Department of Health
May 8, 2021
On Saturday, New Jersey reported a total 1,007,555 cases of COVID-19 — the disease caused by the novel coronavirus — since March 4, 2020, when the first case was identified in the state. These include infections lab-confirmed by a PCR test and those considered likely as a result of antigen testing. That represents an increase of 650 cases or 0.06% over the previous day. About 11% of New Jerseyans in total have contracted COVID-19.
The total number of deaths attributed to the virus increased by 22 to 25,791. Deaths are not always reported as confirmed on the same day in which they occur. About 10% of deaths were not lab-confirmed but are deemed likely due to COVID-19. The state’s COVID-19 death rate is 2.78 per 1,000 people, with about 3% of all known cases in New Jerseyans having resulted in death.
For charts, maps, and more information, visit NJ Spotlight News COVID-19 data: https://www.njspotlight.com/2020/03/tracking-cases-of-covid-19-county-by-county-in-new-jersey/
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