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Latest coronavirus updates in New Jersey: Friday, June 5, 2020

Virus Outbreak New Jersey
Posted at 7:05 AM, Jun 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-05 14:34:11-04

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.

Motor Vehicle Commission

  • Road tests and issuing of new licenses and permits tentatively scheduled to restart on June 29. Read More.

Reopening NJ

  • Announcement on outdoor pools expected Monday, June 8.

Daily indicators

  • 163,336 confirmed cases with 864 new cases
  • 3.9% daily percent positivity
  • Hospitalizations: 1,933 patients treated
  • 542 people in ICU
  • 204 discharges
  • New deaths: 79; state death toll: 12,049

Latest official numbers:
As of Friday morning, New Jersey has 162,530 confirmed COVID-19 cases, with the death toll rising to 11,970 in the Garden State.

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.