NJ Spotlight News

As COVID-19 surges in NJ, officials fear stress on hospitals

Clip: 12/27/2021 | 4m 37s | Video has closed captioning.

On Christmas Day, more than 16,600 positive cases of COVID-19 were reported in New Jersey. "What we’re seeing with omicron is an increase in the number of positive test results, not accompanied necessarily in the increase in hospitalizations," said Dr. Perry Halkitis, dean of the Rutgers University School of Public Health. But officials are on watch for an increase in hospitalizations.

Aired: 12/27/21

Rating: NR

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