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Bergen County in Top Five Counties Most Vaccinated

By Jhoana T. Merino-Martinez

News Editor 

It’s no April Fools — Bergen County has more than 475,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine administered among residents as of March 30, the New Jersey Department of Health reports

This number is up 15% from last week’s approximate number of 414,000 vaccine doses administered, NorthJersy.com reports

This brings Bergen County to one of the top five counties with the most vaccinated populations in New Jersey, NorthJersey.com continues.

This is an incredible step towards a new normal in New Jersey, especially with vaccine eligibility recently expanded, The Equinox reports

In addition, this month’s available dates for a drive-thru testing site at Bergen Community College in Paramus has been announced. 

According to Patch.com, April’s testing dates are as follows: 

  • April 6, 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • April 8, 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • April 14, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • April 17, 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • April 20, 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • April 22, 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • April 28, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • May 1, 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Residents must bring a mobile device and identification to the site. Appointments can be scheduled through the county’s online portal: http://www.bergencovidtesting.com/ .

COVID-19 Numbers 

From yesterday to today, there was an increase of 3,668 positive cases in New Jersey, with 570 new cases from Bergen County. 

 Thurs. 4/1/2021Wed. 3/31/2021
New Jersey909,000905,000
Bergen County91,48890,918

*Numbers according to Google Statistics

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