Bayonne mayor announces 8th COVID-19 patient: says 5 at home, 3 hospitalized


Bayonne Mayor Jimmy Davis has announced the city’s 8th COVID-19 patient as a 39-year-old man, indicating that five patients are recovering at home, which three are still being treated at the hospital.

By John Heinis/Hudson County View

“This morning, I was notified of our 8th resident that has tested positive for the Coronavirus,” Davis said in a robocall this afternoon.

“He is a 39-year-old male, with mild symptoms recovering at home. Of our 8 confirmed positive cases, five are at home recovering, while 3 remain hospitalized.”

Around 2:45 p.m., New Jersey Department of Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli announced that there are 228 cases of the coronavirus in Hudson County.

The most recent tallies released by each municipality are 85 in Jersey City, 25 in Hoboken, 24 in North Bergen, 16 in West New York, 14 in Union City, eight in Weehawken, six in Kearny (including one fatality), five in Secaucus, one in Guttenberg, and eight in Bayonne.

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