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Paterson reports 5,430 total coronavirus cases with 267 deaths

By Jayed Rahman
Published: May 7, 2020

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The number of people tested positive for the new coronavirus in Paterson increased by 83 to 5,430 on Thursday afternoon, according to municipal government data.

Fatalities increased by 83 to 267. Health officials have said there has been a lag in the reporting of Covid-19 related deaths.

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

Passaic County has 14,133 infections with 703 deaths. Overall, New Jersey had 133,635 cases with 8,801 fatalities on Thursday.


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