For March 4, the state reported 2,605 new confirmed COVID-19 cases and 42 confirmed deaths, bringing those respective cumulative totals to 802,669 and 23,491.
Scheduled school and fire district elections on April 20 as well as the municipal nonpartisan elections scheduled for May 11 will be conducted in person after last year’s elections were held primarily by mail-in ballot
The state is now making public on a daily basis the number of New Jerseyans who have received the COVID-19 vaccine.
On Jan. 11, the state reported 5,042 new COVID-19 cases and 51 confirmed deaths, bringing those respective cumulative totals to 590,162 and 19,932.
Over 650,000 New Jerseyans have signed up at the New Jersey Vaccine Scheduling System for the COVID-19 vaccine in its first week.
Sen. Cory Booker and Rep. Donald Payne announced their support to remove President Donald Trump from the White House
On Jan. 7, the state reported 6,314 new COVID-19 cases and 123 confirmed deaths, bring those respective cumulative totals to 564,798 and 19,646.
Gov. Phil Murphy criticized both local and national Republicans ahead of their planned challenge of the Electoral College.
As of Jan. 5, the state’s total number of individual COVID-19 cases is 551,419 and total deaths at 19,832.
State officials reported 21 COVID-19 confirmed new deaths on Dec. 29, the highest single day total since May 1 .
State officials have been criticized for missing a federal deadline by a day that would have vaccinations at long-term care facilities a week earlier.
Congressional leaders clinched a $900 billion COVID-19 stimulus deal.
The first vaccine shot comes on the day New Jersey passed 16,000 total confirmed deaths associated with the coronavirus.
“The early news of the effectiveness of these vaccines means that there may be light at the end of the tunnel,” said New Jersey Department of Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli.