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Latest coronavirus updates in New Jersey: Friday, June 26, 2020

coronavirus Outbreak New Jersey
Posted at 6:49 AM, Jun 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-26 14:19:10-04

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.

1 p.m.
Gov. Phil Murphy held his daily coronavirus briefing. Watch in video below.

New Jersey reopening

  • Guidelines for reopening schools were unveiled. Read more.
  • Gov. Phil Murphy said he has “every expectation” that kids will return to schools come September.

Daily indicators

  • Total cases: 170,584
  • Death toll: 13,060 + 1,854 probable deaths
  • Hospitalizations: 1,118
  • ICU/CCU: 234

8:45 a.m.
Gov. Phil Murphy talked to the PIX11 Morning News about schooling in the fall and the latest reopening plans. Watch the interview below:

NJ Gov. Murphy talks school plans, travel advisory and reopening updates

Latest official numbers:
As of Friday morning, there are 170,196 confirmed COVID-19 cases in New Jersey with 13,018 coronavirus-related fatalities.

For a list of drive-thru COVID-19 testing sites in New Jersey, 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.