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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.

1 p.m.
Gov. Phil Murphy held his daily coronavirus briefing. Watch in video below.

School guidelines

  • NJ Commissioner of Education Dr. Lamont Repollet will release plans on reopening schools for the 2020-21 academic year.

Unemployment in NJ

  • 33,000 new initial claims
  • Total paid out: $8.2 billion
  • 96% percent of all deemed eligible have received at least one payment

Daily indicators

  • Total cases: 170,196
  • Total deaths: 13,018 (plus 1,854 in probable deaths)
  • Hospitalizations: 1,182
  • ICU/CCU: 252

Latest official numbers:
As of Thursday morning, there are 169,892 confirmed COVID-19 cases in New Jersey with 12,995 coronavirus-related fatalities.

For a list of drive-thru COVID-19 testing sites in New Jersey, 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.