New Jersey coronavirus outbreak rises to 1,914 cases with 20 deaths. 590 new positive tests announced.
The coronavirus outbreak in New Jersey continues to rapidly escalate with 1,914 total cases and 20 deaths in the state as health officials announced Sunday another 590 positive tests on the first full day of the latest restrictions on travel and retail businesses.
“This is not a surprise,” Gov. Phil Murphy said. “We knew, especially as we opened up testing, we could have bigger numbers. Some of this is community spread, no question.”
The numbers include four new deaths from coronavirus, Murphy said. Details on those deaths were not immediately disclosed.There are now coronavirus cases in all 21 Ne…