NJ COVID latest: Wednesday, May 12, 2021

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Alejandro Garcia, 16, receives his first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in West New York, New Jersey, April 19, 2021. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

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: 925 (Statewide total: 881,635)
  • Hospitalizations: 1,041
    • ICU: 247
    • Ventilators: 162
    • New deaths: 33 (Death toll: 23,234) 
  • The daily percent positive for test: 4.7%
  • The statewide rate of transmission: 1.00
  • Vaccines administered: 7,754,102
    • Fully vaccinated: 3,701,759

Latest official numbers:

As of Wednesday, there have been 881,171 confirmed cases in the state since March 2020, and there have been 23,234 lab-confirmed coronavirus deaths, according to the state Health Department.

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