Camden County may have had the greatest uptick in coronavirus cases today in New Jersey, however make no
mistake: It's no place near Florida. Even Camden, at 4.0 new cases per 10,000 individuals for the week of July 8-15, would rank behind all but 8 U.S. states. New Jersey as a whole added 2.5 cases per 10,000 homeowners this week, less than 1/10th the number for top spreaders like Florida, Arizona and Louisiana.
So it goes as the steps taken by Gov. Phil Murphy to stop the spread of COVID-19 in N.J. seem having their designated result while other states are seeing increasing death tolls and jam-packed healthcare facilities.
? Click here. After Camden come Monmouth(3.9), Atlantic(3.6)and Gloucester(3.6)counties. Warren County had the lowest spread at 0.5 cases per 10,000 individuals. These locations pale in comparison to other states where the worldwide pandemic, now in its fifth month, continues to rage. 4 states included more than 10 times as numerous cases per capita as N.J. did this week– Florida (36.3 ), Arizona (31.2 ), Louisiana (30.1), and South Carolina (25.9 ).
and a number that has increased weekly for the past month, at least. The outbreak is unquestionably at its quietest in the Northeast. The 8 most northeastern states– Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts and New Jersey– had 8 of the 9 lowest rates of spread in the U.S. this week, with only Hawaii keeping the group from a clean sweep.
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