Latest coronavirus updates in New Jersey: Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Virus Outbreak New Jersey
Posted at 4:48 AM, Oct 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-20 13:43:27-04

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.
Gov. Phil Murphy tweeted the latest COVID-19 numbers.

Daily indicators:

  • New positive cases: 1,036
  • Total cases: 222,163
  • Deaths: 13
  • Total deaths: 14,438

12:30 p.m.

Despite rising cases in New Jersey, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said there was no practical way to quarantine people who travel from the Garden State to New York. Read more.

6 a.m.
New Jersey now meets the criteria to qualify for its own COVID-19 travel advisory as cases and hospitalizations rise. Read more here.

Recent numbers
As of Monday, there were 221,205 confirmed COVID-19 cases in New Jersey with 14,425 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