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 held his daily coronavirus briefing. Watch in video below.
- 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
- 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.
Call New Jersey’s coronavirus hotline at 1-800-222-1222. You can also click here for additional information.