56-year old, Hudson County Sheriff’s Correctional Officer Bernard Waddell, Sr., a 28-year veteran of the department, is among the latest COVID-19 deaths in New Jersey. Governor Phil Murphy made the announcement during his daily coronavirus, media update this afternoon.
The latest coronavirus statistics released by the Governor show 3,489 new, positive test results in New Jersey. That brings the state’s total to 25,590 positive case of COVID-19.
Governor Murphy reported 182 additional residents have passed away from the virus, bringing New Jersey’s total to 537 individuals.
Hudson County has the third highest number of coronavirus cases in the state at 2,270. Bergen County has by far the most, 4,099, with Essex County second at 2,617.