Latest coronavirus updates in New Jersey: Sunday, March 7, 2021

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Woman wears a mask walking in Newark

A woman wears a mask as she walks through downtown Newark, New Jersey on Oct. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, 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.

COVID-19 vaccine updates

As of Sunday morning, 2,453,289 vaccine doses have been administered statewide.

  • 1,619,541 first doses
  • 833,532 second doses

New COVID cases and fatalities

  • 2,077 new positive PCR tests
  • 720,939 total positive PCR tests
  • 626 new positive antigen tests
  • 91,670 total positive antigen tests
  • 17 new confirmed deaths
  • 21,177 total confirmed deaths
  • 2,397 additional probable deaths

Latest official numbers:

As of Sunday, there have been 720,939 confirmed cases in the state since March, and there have been 21,177 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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