NJ COVID latest: Friday, April 23, 2021

NJ gov. murphy at a covid-19 vaccination site

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy and first lady Tammy Murphy talk to a casino worker after she received a COVID-19 vaccine at the Atlantic City Convention Center on April 9, 2021. (Tim Hawk /NJ Advance Media via AP)

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. Murphy shares NJ COVID-19 data

Daily health indicators

  • New cases: 2,479 (Statewide total: 870,986)
  • Hospitalizations: 1,941
    • ICU: 453
    • Ventilators: 247
  • New deaths: 27 (Death toll: 22,717) 
  • The statewide rate of transmission: 0.93
  • Vaccines administered: 6,407,175
    • Fully vaccinated: 2,682,510

Latest official numbers:

As of Friday, there have been 870,986 confirmed cases in the state since March 2020, and there have been 22,717 lab-confirmed coronavirus deaths, according to the state Health Department.

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