The City of Bayonne has announced that their second coronavirus patient is a 27-year-old woman who “has been under isolation and monitoring for a few days.”
“The COVID-19 virus is contagious and we are seeing the number of cases rise all around us. This morning, we have confirmed the second Bayonne resident has tested positive for coronavirus,” Mayor Jimmy Davis said in a statement.
“This 27-year-old female has been under isolation and monitoring for a few days. We are all praying for our neighbor as she fights this illness.”
The mayor continued that cases are expected to be on the upswing in the coming days and that there is “no need for fear or panic” with numerous preventative measures in place.
Bayonne’s 1st COVID-19 patient was announced on Wednesday as a 74-year-old man who is in stable condition.
Yesterday afternoon, the New Jersey Department of Health said that there are now 55 positive cases of COVID-19 in Hudson County.
As of this writing, 51 cases have been announced publicly: 25 in Jersey City, 13 in Hoboken, two in West New York, two in North Bergen, four in Kearny, one in Secaucus, two in Weehawken, and now two in Bayonne.