NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The Tri-State Area is experiencing another spike in COVID cases.

On Saturday, New Jersey reported about 3,200 new cases, which is over 1,000 more from Friday.

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It’s the highest daily count since April 27, when the pandemic was at its peak.


New York is also seeing a troubling trend with nearly 3,600 positive tests Friday.

That’s the highest number since May.

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Cases have been rising in Connecticut as well.

The state entered Phase 2.1 Friday, which reverted some of its reopening plans from Phase 3.


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