The number of people tested positive for the new coronavirus in Paterson increased by 170 to 3,966 on Saturday afternoon, according to municipal government data.
Number of deaths from Covid-19 in Paterson has increased from 114 to 129.
Municipal officials have been urging people to practice social distancing. On Friday, police scattered crowds at various parks and cleared six street gatherings throughout the city.
Paterson has the largest outbreak in Passaic County. Passaic County has 10,738 infections with 416 deaths. Overall, New Jersey had 105,523 cases with 5,863 deaths on Saturday.
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