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More than Half of New Jersey’s COVID-19 Deaths Have Been in Nursing Homes

Shocking numbers revealed by the State of New Jersey show that more than half of the deaths that have occurred during the COVID-19 pandemic in New Jersey have been at nursing homes.  According to state figures, 4,151 of New Jersey’s 8,244 deaths were in managed care facilities and nursing homes.   509 facilities have reported COVID-19 outbreaks.  Now, the Attorney General’s Office is looking into misconduct at these nursing homes.  “‪We’re asking for your help.‬  ‪Do you have firsthand knowledge of misconduct at a New Jersey nursing home or long-term care (LTC) facility during COVID-19? Let us know.‬ ‪Report it at covid19.nj.gov/ltc,” the OAG office said.

 

Here is the county by county breakdown of nursing homes in New Jersey:

Bergen County:

​​​​​​​63 Facilities with Outbreaks

3,915  Total Cases at Long Term Care Facilities

724 Deaths reported by Long Term Care Facilities*

Middlesex County:

​​​​​​​42 Facilities with Outbreaks

1,771  Total Cases at Long Term Care Facilities

390 Deaths reported by Long Term Care Facilities*

Ocean County:

​​​​​​​45 Facilities with Outbreaks

1,719  Total Cases at Long Term Care Facilities

237 Deaths reported by Long Term Care Facilities*

Monmouth County:

​​​​​​​49 Facilities with Outbreaks

1,621  Total Cases at Long Term Care Facilities

263 Deaths reported by Long Term Care Facilities*

Union County:

​​​​​​​29 Facilities with Outbreaks

1,476  Total Cases at Long Term Care Facilities

347 Deaths reported by Long Term Care Facilities*

Morris County:

​​​​​​​41 Facilities with Outbreaks

1,446  Total Cases at Long Term Care Facilities

342 Deaths reported by Long Term Care Facilities*

Passaic County:

​​​​​​​25 Facilities with Outbreaks

1,219  Total Cases at Long Term Care Facilities

245 Deaths reported by Long Term Care Facilities*

Burlington County:

​​​​​​​23 Facilities with Outbreaks

1,153  Total Cases at Long Term Care Facilities

125 Deaths reported by Long Term Care Facilities*

Mercer County:

​​​​​​​21 Facilities with Outbreaks

1,022  Total Cases at Long Term Care Facilities

183 Deaths reported by Long Term Care Facilities*

Hudson County:

​​​​​​​15 Facilities with Outbreaks

950  Total Cases at Long Term Care Facilities

183 Deaths reported by Long Term Care Facilities*

Camden County:

​​​​​​​25 Facilities with Outbreaks

871  Total Cases at Long Term Care Facilities

136 Deaths reported by Long Term Care Facilities*

Atlantic County:

​​​​​​​12 Facilities with Outbreaks

475  Total Cases at Long Term Care Facilities

42 Deaths reported by Long Term Care Facilities*

Sussex County:

​​​​​​​5 Facilities with Outbreaks

329  Total Cases at Long Term Care Facilities

85 Deaths reported by Long Term Care Facilities*

Hunterdon County:

​​​​​​​4 Facilities with Outbreaks

291  Total Cases at Long Term Care Facilities

25 Deaths reported by Long Term Care Facilities*

Gloucester County:

​​​​​​​11 Facilities with Outbreaks

265  Total Cases at Long Term Care Facilities

40 Deaths reported by Long Term Care Facilities*

Cape May County:

​​​​​​​7 Facilities with Outbreaks

156  Total Cases at Long Term Care Facilities

18 Deaths reported by Long Term Care Facilities*

Cumberland County:

​​​​​​​5 Facilities with Outbreaks

125  Total Cases at Long Term Care Facilities

7 Deaths reported by Long Term Care Facilities*

Salem County:

​​​​​​​3 Facilities with Outbreaks

36  Total Cases at Long Term Care Facilities

7 Deaths reported by Long Term Care Facilities*

 

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