Latest coronavirus updates in New Jersey: Monday, January 18, 2021

Virus Outbreak New Jersey

FILE – In this Oct. 21, 2020, file photo, taken from video provided by the New Jersey Governor’s Office, Gov. Phil Murphy tells attendees at an event in Blackwood, N.J., that he must leave the event to quarantine after just finding out that he’d been in contact with someone who had tested positive for COVID-19. On Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, Murphy signed an executive order to extend New Jersey’s public health emergency, citing a steep increase in coronavirus cases in recent days. (New Jersey Office of the Governor via AP, File)

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 indicators

  • 3,511 new positive PCR tests reported Sunday
  • 568,573 total positive PCR tests since March
  • 533 new positive antigen tests reported Sunday
  • 62,501 total positive antigen tests
  • 23 new lab-confirmed deaths
  • 18,367 total confirmed deaths since March
  • 2,091 additional probable deaths

Latest official numbers
As of Monday, there have been 631,074 cumulative cases in the state since March, and there have been 18,367 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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