Latest coronavirus updates in New Jersey: Friday, March 12, 2021

Virus Outbreak New Jersey Vaccine

A woman prepares a dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine in the gymnasium of International High School in Paterson, New Jersey on Jan. 20, 2021.

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NEW JERSEY — Below you will find the most up-to-date information on coronavirus news impacting New Jersey. You can find additional resources and coverage on our coronavirus page.

Daily health indicators

  • New cases: 3,544  (Statewide total: 736,065)
  • Hospitalizations: 1,884 
    • ICU: 401
    • Ventilators: 236 
  • New deaths: 40 (Death toll: 21,380) 
  • The statewide rate of transmission: 1.02
  • Vaccines administered: 2,823,731
    • First dose: 1,876,495
    • Second dose: 947,094

Latest official numbers:

As of Friday, there have been 736,065 confirmed cases in the state since March, and there have been 21,380 lab-confirmed coronavirus deaths, according to the state Health Department.

To find the nearest free COVID-19 testing location, click here.

Tips to protect yourself and others amid coronavirus outbreaks.

Call New Jersey’s coronavirus hotline at 1-800-222-1222. You can also click here for additional information

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