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Latest coronavirus updates in New Jersey: Friday, October 16, 2020

Virus Outbreak New Jersey
Posted at 5:45 AM, Oct 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-16 13:22:54-04

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.

Daily indicators

  • 823 new positive cases (Cumulative total to 217,804)
  • 5 new confirmed COVID-19 fatalities (Death toll: 14,413)

6:30 a.m.
For the third day in a row, New Jersey reported over 900 new COVID cases Thursday. More in video report above.

Recent numbers
As of Friday, there were 217,804 confirmed COVID-19 cases in New Jersey with 14,413 confirmed virus 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