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Deaths due to COVID-19 by County, New Jersey, 2020

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Deaths due to COVID-19 by County, New Jersey, 2020

Why Is This Important?

COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) is a disease caused by a virus named SARS-CoV-2 discovered in December 2019. It is very contagious and has quickly spread around the world.[ ^1^] COVID-19 was the second leading cause of death in New Jersey in 2020.


Deaths with COVID-19 as the underlying cause of death. ICD-10 code: U07.1

Data Notes

Data have been age-adjusted to the U.S. 2000 standard population.

Data Sources

How the Measure is Calculated

  • Numerator:

    Number of deaths due to COVID-19
  • Denominator:

    Estimated number of persons in the population

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Health Topic Pages Related to: Deaths due to COVID-19

Indicator Data Last Updated On 03/23/2023, Published on 05/30/2024
Center for Health Statistics, New Jersey Department of Health, PO Box 360, Trenton, NJ 08625-0360, e-mail: (