NJ COVID latest: Tuesday, April 27, 2021

coronavirus Outbreak New Jersey

Nurse Reynaldo Pella, left, was one of five staff members to simultaneously receive the first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine at Holy Name Medical Center in Teaneck, New Jersey on Thursday, Dec. 17, 2020.

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.

CDC eases mask guidance for fully vaccinated Americans

U.S. health officials say fully vaccinated Americans don’t need to wear masks outdoors anymore unless they are in a big crowd of strangers, and those who are unvaccinated can go without a face covering outside in some cases, too.

Gov. Murphy gives NJ COVID-19 update

Daily health indicators

  • New cases: 1,930 (Statewide total: 867,574)
  • Hospitalizations: 1,820
    • ICU: 394
    • Ventilators: 247
  • New deaths: 60 (Death toll: 22,849) 
  • The statewide rate of transmission: 0.88
  • Vaccines administered: 6,752,773
    • Fully vaccinated: 2,866,848

Latest official numbers:

As of Tuesday, there have been 867,574 confirmed cases in the state since March 2020, and there have been 22,849 lab-confirmed coronavirus deaths, according to the state Health Department.

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