Health officials: 16 New Jersey counties have cases of monkeypox

There are over 300 cases of monkeypox in New Jersey, according to the state Health Department.

News 12 Staff

Aug 12, 2022, 10:51 PM

Updated 682 days ago

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There are over 300 cases of monkeypox in New Jersey, according to the state Health Department.
Health officials said on Friday that 16 of the state’s 21 counties have cases.
Hudson County has the greatest number of positive cases of the virus at 92 confirmed cases. This is followed by Essex County with 60 and Union County with 31.
New Jersey has set up nine locations for residents to get the monkeypox vaccine. Shots are by appointment only. More information can be found on the Health Department’s website.


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