Latest coronavirus updates in New Jersey: Thursday, February 11, 2021

Virus Outbreak New Jersey

Most pedestrians wear masks as they walk in downtown Newark, New Jersey, on Monday, Oct. 26, 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.

1 p.m.
Gov. Phil Murphy shared the latest data on COVID-19 in New Jersey.

Daily health indicators

  • New cases: 3,012 (Statewide total: 656,904)
  • Hospitalizations: 2,656
    • ICU: 519
    • Ventilators: 348
  • New deaths: 79 (Death toll: 20,083)
  • The statewide rate of transmission: 0.8
  • Vaccines administered: 1,190,446
    • First dose: 904,399
    • Second dose: 285,858

6 a.m.
The Jersey City Motor Vehicle Center is closed until Feb. 24 after an employee tested positive for COVD-19, the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission said.

Happening today:

  • Thousands of COVID-19 vaccines are arriving at New Jersey CVS and Rite Aid locations Thursday as part of a federal partnership. Read more here.

Latest official numbers:
As of Thursday, there have been 656,904 confirmed cases in the state since March, and there have been 20,083 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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