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City of Hoboken, NJ
Sunday June 5th, 2022 :: 07:00 p.m. EDT

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Update from Mayor Bhalla on COVID-19 (6/5)

Below is an update on COVID-19 from Mayor Ravi S. Bhalla.

The Hoboken Health Department reports the following COVID-19 cases. 

May 21: 27 
May 22: 16
May 23: 50 
May 24: 47 
May 25: 55 
May 26: 36 
May 27: 98 
May 28: 39 
May 29: 12 
May 30: 9 
May 31: 28 
June 1: 25 
June 2: 42
June 3: 37

Please note, some of the above cases reflect backlogged reporting via the lab.  

There have been a total of 12,020 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Hoboken and 65 fatalities since the pandemic began.  

Hoboken University Medical Center is currently treating two individuals with COVID-19. Neither are residents of Hoboken.

Update from the Hoboken Health Department     

  • Cases are high, especially in schools and childcare centers.
  • Cases are associated with community widespread in schools, daycare, social gatherings, travel, and work.
  • Commonly observed symptoms are a sore throat, fever, body aches, and congestion.     
  • Our regional COVID Activity Level Index (CALI) score is currently “High Risk”       

Ages of recent cases

The following is the breakdown of recent positive COVID-19 cases by age group since the last update provided on May 22, 2022:

0-11: 110
12-19: 34
20-29: 77
30-39: 145
40-49: 63
50-59: 37
60-69: 28
70+: 25

Vaccination rate update

Below is the vaccination rate for Hoboken:

All ages: 95% (first dose)
12 and over: 99% (first dose)
18 and over: 96% (first dose)
30 and over: nearly 100% (first dose)
65 and over: nearly 100% (first dose)

All ages: 82% (second dose)
12 and over: 85% (second dose)
18 and over: 82% (second dose)
30 and over: 98% (second dose)
65 and over: nearly 100% (second dose)

The state has not provided municipalities with booster numbers.  

Clinic Schedule 

The City offers COVID-19 testing at City clinics through a partnership with Medicine Man Pharmacy & Compounding. To check weekly testing clinic schedules, go to www.hobokennj.gov/testing.    

The following is the City's testing schedule for the week of June 6:

Note: Appointments listed below may be filled based on demand; proof of residency or employment at a Hoboken business will be required at all testing sites.       

Medicine Man Pharmacy & Compounding  
Date: Monday, Wednesday, Friday    
Time: 8 am - 12 pm      
Location: 605 Jackson Street 
Type of testing: PCR      
Who: Hoboken residents, Hoboken business employees      
Link for appointments (required)http://www.hobokennj.gov/medicineman     
*Individuals tested at Medicine Man clinics should check their spam folder for results*

At-home testing       
At-home rapid tests are available through the federal government. Every home in the U.S. is eligible to order free at-⁠home COVID-⁠19 antigen tests through the US Postal Service. Orders will usually ship in 7-12 days. To learn more, or to order at-home COVID-19 tests, go to www.covidtests.gov.       

Sincerely,
Ravi S. Bhalla    
​​​​​​​Mayor

Address/Location
City of Hoboken, NJ
94 Washington St
Hoboken, NJ 07030

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 201-420-2000

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