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.
Gov. Phil Murphy held a coronavirus briefing. Watch the news conference below.
- New Jersey casinos and indoor dining can resume operation on July 2 at 25% capacity. Read more.
- Indoor banquet and catering halls are also allowed to offer dining services up to 25% capacity or up to 100 people, which ever is less.
- Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver discussed the work of a committee that focuses on stabilizing Atlantic City's economy. The committee was created before COVID-19 but has taken on new meaning post-pandemic. The group focuses on tangible "on the ground" projects to help the city grow.
- Retail shopping malls can reopen on June 29, with stores limited to 50% capacity. Everyone must wear a face coverings and restaurants will be able to offer takeout or outdoor dining services. Food court seating, common area seating, movie theaters and arcades in malls remain closed.
- Limits on outdoor gatherings have been increased to 250 people. There are no limits on outdoor gatherings for religious services and demonstrations protected by the First Amendment.
- The limit on indoor gatherings has been increased to 25% or up to 100 people, which ever is less.
- Murphy urged all New Jersey residents to continue to wear face coverings as more businesses reopen and welcome customers inside.
- The Trump administration has committed $766.5 million for the Portal North Bridge replacement project.
- There were 27 news deaths reported Sunday, for a total of 12,895 fatalities.
- The number of coronavirus cases rose to a total of 169,415.
- There are 1,029 people hospitalized, 287 are in ICUs and 213 are on ventilators.
- 44 children have been diagnosed with the inflammatory syndrome linked to COVID-19.
- All of the children have tested positive for the virus or its antibodies.
- There are no deaths, but six children are hospitalized.
- The children range in age between 1 and 18 years old.
For a list of drive-thru COVID-19 testing sites in New Jersey, click here.
Call New Jersey's coronavirus hotline at 1-800-222-1222. You can also click here for additional information.