Health officials in New Jersey presume all 94 residents at a nursing home have coronavirus, as the United States’ death toll surpassed 800 on Wednesday.
All residents at St. Joseph’s Senior Home in Woodbridge, N.J. have not been tested yet for the virus. Of those who have, 24 have tested positive and the remaining 70 are presumptive positive, according to health officials. Medical workers transported all 94 residents to a nearby CareOne nursing facility or treatment.
Woodbridge is just outside New York City, the epicenter for the United States’ outbreak of COVID-19. There have been 44 deaths in New Jersey and at least 192 in New York City. At least 860 people have died and more than 62,00 have become sick across the country as of Wednesday afternoon.