Latest coronavirus updates in New Jersey: Thursday, March 25, 2021

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Virus Outbreak New Jersey

Ambulatory Care Technician Sady Ferguson administers a vaccination for COVID-19 to medical office assistant Yvelisse Covington at University Hospital in Newark, New Jersey, on Dec. 15, 2020.

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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 announced the latest on NJ’s COVID-19 progress.

Daily health indicators

  • New cases: 3,469 (Statewide total: 777,521)
  • Hospitalizations: 2,164
    • ICU: 443
    • Ventilators: 213
  • New deaths: 38 (Death toll: 21,795) 
  • The statewide rate of transmission: 1.1
  • Vaccines administered: 3,716,710
    • First dose: 2,393,401
    • Second dose: 1,322,235

11:30 a.m.

Rutgers University announced they will require all students to be vaccinated for COVID-19 before arriving on campus.

Latest official numbers:

As of Thursday, there have been 777,521 confirmed cases in the state since March 2020, and there have been 21,795 lab-confirmed coronavirus deaths, according to the state Health Department.

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The New York state coronavirus hotline is 1-888-364-3065; information is also being posted here

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