For Feb. 26, the state reported 3,149 new confirmed COVID-19 cases and 46 confirmed deaths, bringing those respective cumulative totals to 782,833 and 23,192.
On Feb. 4, the state reported 2,503 new COVID-19 cases and 101 confirmed deaths, bringing those respective cumulative totals to 709,096 and 21,793.
Two of New Jersey’s six coronavirus vaccine mega-sites had to close for at least a day because of the lack of available doses.
On. Jan. 25, the state reported 3,694 new COVID-19 cases and 21 confirmed deaths, bringing those respective cumulative totals to 666,951 and 20,972.
Gov. Phil Murphy said the COVID-19 vaccine supply issues are a result of failures by the federal government according to the two makers of the vaccine.
On Jan. 21, the state reported 4,095 new COVID-19 cases and 98 confirmed deaths, bringing those respective cumulative totals to 646,189 and 20,760.
State officials reported 21 COVID-19 confirmed new deaths on Dec. 29, the highest single day total since May 1 .
For the time period between Dec. 24 through Dec. 27, New Jersey tallied 16,320 new COVID-19 cases and 170 confirmed deaths.
Among those President Donald Trump granted clemency to was Charles Kushner, convicted in 2005 on charges brought by the then-U.S. Attorney for New Jersey, Chris Christie.
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.
The state will have six mega sites throughout New Jersey to serve as vaccination hubs for phased priority groups.
As a vaccine for COVID-19 in the U.S. comes closer to a reality, New Jersey officials in the last 10 days have offered insight on how and when the vaccine will be distributed throughout the Garden State.
“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.