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 gives NJ COVID-19 update
Daily health indicators
- New cases: 2,895 (Statewide total: 868,541)
- Hospitalizations: 1,997
- ICU: 457
- Ventilators: 245
- New deaths: 31 (Death toll: 22,690)
- The statewide rate of transmission: 0.93
- Vaccines administered: 6,310,065
- Fully vaccinated: 2,631,691
Jersey City schools public schools to now reopen
After their last-minute decision to cancel in-person learning for the rest of the school year was called “a disgrace” by Mayor Steven Fulop, Jersey City’s school board is reversing course and reopening schools for in-classroom learning on April 29.
Latest official numbers:
As of Thursday, there have been 868,541 confirmed cases in the state since March 2020, and there have been 22,690 lab-confirmed coronavirus deaths, according to the state Health Department.