Latest coronavirus updates in New Jersey: Sunday, March 14, 2021

A WWII vet gets a COVID-19 vaccine at a New Jersey clinic

World War II veteran Clarence Williams received the COVID-19 vaccine in Moorestown, New Jersey, on Jan. 22, 2021. (Alejandro A. Alvarez/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP, Pool)

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.

NJ COVID-19 communication requests denied

The pandemic sparked an explosion of public data in New Jersey, but requests for communications among officials about the coronavirus were denied as “overbroad.”

COVID-19 vaccine update

  • As of Sunday morning, 2,955,895 vaccine doses have been administered statewide.
    • 1,934,303 first doses
    • 969,926 second doses

COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations update

  • 2,800 new positive PCR tests
  • 742,051 total positive PCR tests
  • 719 new positive antigen tests
  • 95,974 total positive antigen tests
  • 15 new lab-confirmed deaths
  • 21,429 total lab-confirmed deaths
  • 2,474 additional probable deaths

IRS sends out stimulus checks

The first batch of $1,400 stimulus payments was processed Friday, with additional large batches of payments to be sent via direct deposits or through the mail as checks or debit cards in coming weeks, the officials said.

Debt collectors eye third stimulus checks

Collectors can seize $1,400 payment if you have unpaid debts.

Latest official numbers:

As of Sunday, there have been 742,051 confirmed cases in the state since March, and there have been 21,429 lab-confirmed coronavirus deaths, according to the state Health Department.

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