NJTV News: July 16, 2020

July 16, 2020 | Full Episodes

Thursday the state reported 254 new positive COVID-19 tests for a cumulative total of 176,501. That’s with 32 new fatalities and 15,665 confirmed and probable deaths since the start of the outbreak.

Two of the key metrics followed by health experts are showing slight increases. The statewide positivity rate is up to 2.8% while the rate of transmission is now at 1, meaning every infected person is spreading the virus to at least one other individual.