NJ COVID latest: Friday, April 9, 2021

A WWII vet gets a COVID-19 vaccine at a New Jersey clinic

World War II veteran Clarence Williams received the COVID-19 vaccine in Moorestown, New Jersey, on Jan. 22, 2021. (Alejandro A. Alvarez/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP, Pool)

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 shared NJ COVID-19 hospitalizations, cases

Daily health indicators

  • New cases: 3,523 (Statewide total: 831,260)
  • Hospitalizations: 2,358
    • ICU: 460
    • Ventilators: 266 
  • New deaths: 43 (Death toll: 22,253) 
  • The statewide rate of transmission: 1.01
  • Vaccines administered: 5,141,870
    • New Jerseyans fully vaccinated: 2,030,971

Happening today

Gov. Phil Murphy at 1:45 p.m. will sign restaurant relief legislation before he and first lady Tammy Murphy get their first COVID-19 vaccine shots at the Atlantic City vaccination mega-site.

Latest official numbers:

As of Thursday, there have been 831,260 confirmed cases in the state since March 2020, and there have been 22,253 lab-confirmed coronavirus deaths, according to the state Health Department.

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