Latest coronavirus updates in New Jersey: Friday, February 19, 2021

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Posted at 4:55 AM, Feb 19, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-19 13:34:05-05

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.

Daily health indicators:

  • New positive PCR tests: 2,679 (Total: 678,306)
  • New positive antigen tests: 593 (Total: 83,192)
  • Hospitalizations: 2,202
  • ICU: 443
    • Ventilators: 300
    • New deaths: 64 (Death toll: 20,495)
  • Statewide transmission: 0.91

Latest official numbers:
As of Thursday, there have been 675,713 confirmed cases in the state since March, and there have been 20,432 lab-confirmed coronavirus deaths, according to the state Health Department.

To find the nearest free COVID-19 testing location, click here.

Tips to protect yourself and others amid coronavirus outbreaks.

Call New Jersey's coronavirus hotline at 1-800-222-1222. You can also click here for additional information