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New COVID-19 cases tick back up over five digits; 161 new deaths reported

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Here’s an update of the COVID-19 numbers in the state:

New positive cases: 10,072

New deaths: 161

Total number of positive cases: 1,759,273

Total number of deaths: 27,593

Total vaccine doses administered: 13,311,808

Rate of transmission: 0.83


Atlantic: 50,035 cases, 815 deaths, 357,008 doses administered

Cape May: 9,759 cases, 222 deaths, 128,488 doses administered

Cumberland: 28,417 cases, 511 deaths, 172,914 doses administered

Ocean: 125,640 cases, 2,458 deaths, 674,843 doses administered

Figures are as of 1 p.m. Jan. 20

Source: N.J. Department of Health


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