Jersey City is second city in New Jersey to report over 4,000 cases of COVID-19


Jersey City is the second city in the State of New Jersey to report over 4,000 cases of COVID-19, behind only Newark, according to the latest data published by the municipality.

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By John Heinis/Hudson County View

As of yesterday, there are 4,206 coronavirus cases in Jersey City, and 239 deaths as of Tuesday, according to a data chart compiled by the city government.

The chart also says that 19.3 percent of the cases are in the 31 to 40 age bracket and that the average age of the deceased is 66.

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka said in a Facebook Live video yesterday that the Brick City 4,458 confirmed coronavirus cases and 307 deaths.

The afternoon, the New Jersey Department of Health said there are 99,989 confirmed COVID-19 cases statewide, along with with 5,368 deaths.

A breakdown of tallies by county was not immediately available.

As of 1:30 p.m., other disclosed tallies per municipality are as follows:

Union City – 2,144 cases, 103 deaths

North Bergen – 1,791 cases, 110 deaths

West New York – 1,353 cases, 67 deaths

Kearny – 674 cases, 33 deaths

Bayonne – 572 cases, 41 deaths, 153 recoveries

Hoboken – 404 cases, 22 deaths

Secaucus – 347 cases, 13 deaths

Harrison – 242 cases, 9 deaths

Weehawken – 229 cases, 10 deaths, 117 recoveries

Guttenberg – 145 cases, 17 deaths

East Newark – 40 cases, 4 deaths, 36 recoveries