There are 7,026 hospitalizations in New Jersey which include Covid-19 positive patients and persons under investigation for coronavirus, according to Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli.
There are 1,617 people in critical care and 97% of those patients in critical care, 1,576, are on ventilators.
Overall, of the more than 7,000 individuals in hospitals, about 22% are on ventilation, Persichilli said.
Of the seven laboratories sending their testing results to the governor’s office, 94,525 tests have been performed to date in New Jersey and 41,550 are positive, for a rate of 44%, which Murphy said has “crept up slowly.”
Among the deaths in the state, 61% people are white, 22% are black, 6% are Asian and the state is still reviewing 112 cases, according to Persichilli.
Additionally, there are now 231 long-term care facilities in the state that have reported at least one Covid-19 case, Persichilli said.