Latest coronavirus updates in New Jersey: Sunday, April 5, 2020

Virus Outbreak New Jersey
Posted at 7:44 AM, Apr 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-05 14:26:57-04

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.
The death toll rose to 917 people on Sunday and there are 37,505 confirmed cases of coronvirus statetwide, Gov. Phil Murphy said.

7:40 a.m.
The Meadowlands Exposition Center field hospital is expected to open Monday. The facility has a 250-bed capacity.

7:25 a.m.
The Bergen Community College testing site is open Sunday.The PNC Arts Center testing site is closed.

7:10 a.m.
The number of New Jersey lives lost to COVID-19 has surpassed the state's death toll in the 9/11 terror attacks, Gov. Phil Murphy said on Saturday. More than 840 people have died and there are over 34,000 confirmed cases statewide.

For a list of all the 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.