Jersey City providing breakdown of COVID-19 stats as cases top 1,000, 33 deaths recorded

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The City of Jersey City is providing a breakdown of their COVID-19 stats as their cases top 1,000 and their fatalities reach 33 – where the average age of the deceased is 63.

Photo via the City of Jersey City.

By John Heinis/Hudson County View

Mayor Steven Fulop tweeted the latest coronavirus-related data minutes ago: total cases are at 1,104, where 60 percent of patients are men – while 70 percent of the city patients who have died due to COVID-19 are men.

Additional statistics published by the city show that the most common age group to get infected with the virus are ages 31 to 40: where there are 263 cases, or 23.82 percent.

This afternoon, the New Jersey Department of Health revealed that there are 29,895 coronavirus cases in the state, which includes 2,835 cases in Hudson County and 59 deaths – both the third most in the state by county.

This means that Jersey City is has recorded about 56 percent of the county’s deaths and around 39 percent of their total cases.

As of 7 p.m., other disclosed tallies around the county are as follows:

North Bergen – 373, West New York – 222, Bayonne – 220, Union City – 174, Hoboken – 152, Kearny – 144, Secaucus – 102, Weehawken – 71, Harrison – 50, Guttenberg – 40, East Newark – 6.