Latest coronavirus updates in New Jersey: Saturday, February 6, 2021

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people wearing masks to protect against covid walk in New Jersey mall

Shoppers make their way through a concourse at the American Dream Mall on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020, in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

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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 indicators

  • 3,783 new positive PCR tests reported Friday
  • 641,087 total positive PCR tests since March
  • 933 new positive antigen tests reported Friday
  • 76,748 total positive antigen tests
  • 78 new lab-confirmed confirmed deaths reported Friday
  • 19,777 total confirmed deaths
  • 2,187 additional probable deaths

1st COVID-related death in US occurred 1 year ago
Saturday marks one year since the first coronavirus-related death in the United States. Read more.

Indoor dining expansion
Just in time for Super Bowl Sunday, New Jersey restaurants are getting some relief from COVID-19 restrictions that have kept most customers out in the cold. Read more.

Latest official numbers:
As of Friday, there have been 717,835 confirmed cases in the state since March, and there have been 19,777 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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