Latest coronavirus updates in New Jersey: Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Coronavirus
Virus Outbreak New Jersey

FILE- In this May 18, 2020 file photo, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy wears a face mask during a coronavirus press briefing in Trenton, N.J. (Jose F. Moreno/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP, Pool, File)

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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 shared the latest on New Jersey’s COVID-19 battle.

Daily health indicators

  • New cases: 4,586 (Statewide total: 799,391)
  • Hospitalizations: 2,363
    • ICU: 458
    • Ventilators: 236
  • New deaths: 44 (Death toll: 21,993) 
  • The daily percent positive for test: 14.26%
  • The statewide rate of transmission: 1.09
  • Vaccines administered: 4,225,964
    • Fully vaccinated: 1,570,907

Latest official numbers:

As of Wednesday, there have been 799,391 confirmed cases in the state since March 2020, and there have been 21,993 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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