Latest coronavirus updates in New Jersey: Thursday, April 8, 2021

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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.

Gov. Phil Murphy shared the latest on NJ’s COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations.

Daily health indicators

  • New cases: 3,758 (Statewide total: 827,795)
  • Hospitalizations: 2,378
    • ICU: 447
    • Ventilators: 264
  • New deaths: 35 (Death toll: 22,210) 
  • The statewide rate of transmission: 1.02
  • Vaccines administered: 5,025,957
    • People with at least one vaccine: 3,201,403
    • Fully vaccinated: 1,962,866

Latest official numbers:

As of Thursday, there have been 827,795 confirmed cases in the state since March 2020, and there have been 22,210 lab-confirmed coronavirus deaths, according to the state Health Department.

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