Latest coronavirus updates in New Jersey: Sunday, January 3, 2021

Virus Outbreak New Jersey

Ambulatory Care Technician Sady Ferguson administers a vaccination for COVID-19 to medical office assistant Yvelisse Covington at University Hospital in Newark, New Jersey, on Dec. 15, 2020.

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

  • 3,676 new cases
  • 492,042 cases since March
  • 21 new lab-confirmed deaths
  • 17,187 COVID-19 fatalities since March
  • 2,021 additional COVID-probable deaths

Indoor youth sports resume
Gov. Phil Murphy allowed a temporary ban on indoor youth and adult sports activities expire on Saturday. The ban was put in place to curb a spike in outbreaks related to indoor organized sports in the fall.

Latest official numbers
As of Sunday, there have been 492,042 cumulative cases in the state since March and 17,187 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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