Latest coronavirus updates in New Jersey: Saturday, May 23, 2020

Virus Outbreak New Jersey Beaches
Posted at 8:21 AM, May 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-23 13:41:36-04

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.

1:30 p.m.
There are 443 new confirmed cases of coronavirus in the state, bringing the total since the outbreak began to 153,104, Gov. Phil Murphy said.

An additional 96 people died, for a statewide death toll of 11,081.

Of those sick, 2,974 are hospitalized, 806 are in ICUs and 611 are on ventilators.

8 a.m.
Just in time for Memorial Day weekend, Gov. Phil Murphy increased the number of people allowed to gather outside to 25 or less. Read more.

Beaches and campgrounds are also open this weekend. Read more.

Latest official numbers:
As of Saturday morning, New Jersey has 152,719 confirmed COVID-19 cases, with the state's coronavirus death toll rising to 10,985.

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.