NJ COVID latest: Tuesday, May 4, 2021

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Masks worn in New Jersey mall store

Meghan Griffin stands at the entrance of a store offering masks, gloves and hand sanitizer at the Garden State Plaza mall in Paramus, N.J., Monday, June 29, 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.

Gov. Murphy shares NJ COVID-19 update

Daily health indicators

  • New cases: 1,208 (Statewide total: 876,925)
  • Hospitalizations: 1,407 
    • ICU: 321
    • Ventilators: 204
  • New deaths: 45 (Death toll: 23,033) 
  • The statewide rate of transmission: 0.27
  • Vaccines administered: 7,194,785
    • Fully vaccinated: 3,310,614

Latest official numbers:

As of Tuesday, there have been 876,925 confirmed cases in the state since March 2020, and there have been 23,033 lab-confirmed coronavirus deaths, according to the state Health Department.

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