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Coronavirus cases in Paterson increase to 4,944 with 158 deaths

By Jayed Rahman
Published: May 1, 2020

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The number of people tested positive for the new coronavirus in Paterson increased by 145 to 4,944 on Friday afternoon, according to municipal government data.

Number of deaths from Covid-19 increased by three to 158, according to data.

Municipal officials have announced a Covid-19 testing site at the old Barnert Hospital that will open on Monday.

Paterson has the largest outbreak of the virus in Passaic County.

Passaic County has 12,814 infections with 599 deaths. Overall, New Jersey had 121,190 cases with 7,538 fatalities on Friday.


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