New Jersey

Cases

New NJ Cases

September 18
+487
Trend
Rising

New NJ Deaths

September 18
+4
Trend
Rising

Total NJ Cases

Confirmed cases
198,848
Deaths
16,061

Tests in NJ

Positive-Test Rate
2%

County Trends

Rising
12
Falling
3
Flat
6

Total County Cases

>10,000 1,001-10,000 101-1,000 11-100 1-10 0

By County

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More than 50% increase in 7-day average of new cases, compared with one week ago
10-50% increase in 7-day average of new cases, compared with one week ago
County Confirmed New cases yesterday Deaths
Ocean 12,095 90 1,042
Middlesex 19,016 45 1,425
Monmouth 11,403 45 864
Somerset 5,671 42 569
Gloucester 4,258 36 224
Bergen 22,119 32 2,044
Burlington 6,862 32 490
Camden 9,633 26 603
Passaic 18,774 25 1,250
Essex 20,773 24 2,125
Union 17,390 23 1,356
Hudson 20,454 17 1,513
Cumberland 3,722 12 157
Mercer 8,544 10 635
Morris 7,706 9 831
Atlantic 3,944 9 255
Cape May 997 9 95
Warren 1,428 4 171
Salem 1,037 3 89
Sussex 1,431 2 198
Hunterdon 1,277 2 125

Tracker: Vaccine & Drug Development

Researchers worldwide are scrambling to develop vaccines and treatments for the coronavirus. SmartNews is tracking progress here.

UPDATES
1 day ago
Pfizer vaccine trial bets on early win against coronavirus, documents show
2 days ago
US outlines sweeping plan to provide free COVID-19 vaccines, officials say the shot wouldn’t be broadly available until the summer of 2021
2 days ago
Study hints antibody drug may cut COVID-19 hospitalizations
9/15/2020
Pfizer says coronavirus vaccine study shows mostly mild-to-moderate side effects
9/15/2020
There may not be enough coronavirus vaccine doses to quickly supply the world, Gates Foundation says
9/15/2020
The Food and Drug Administration is weighing whether to follow British regulators in resuming AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine trial
CNN
9/13/2020
Pfizer coronavirus vaccine could be given to Americans before end of the year, CEO says
9/12/2020
Oxford and AstraZeneca resume coronavirus vaccine trial
9/11/2020
Governments should begin prep for transporting COVID-19 vaccine, trade org urges
9/8/2020
AstraZeneca vaccine trial paused to investigate 'a potentially unexplained illness'
New Jersey
STATUS: HALTED
Cases
198,848 confirmed cases, with 487 new cases yesterday
Masks
Statewide mask mandate
Closures
Gyms; indoor performance venues; casinos
Fact
Patients without symptoms pose a risk of infecting others, so it’s not enough to wait until you have symptoms to wear a mask. Read more »

Policy last updated: 8/6/2020

Timeline: The Road to Reopening

Tracking the latest information on preventive measures and policy changes as the U.S. combats the coronavirus and struggles with when and how to reopen its economy.

UPDATES
9/1/2020
N.J. coronavirus quarantine travel list adds 2 states, now includes 33 states and territories
8/31/2020
New Jersey, California allow indoor dining to resume, with limits
7/21/2020
New York, New Jersey, Connecticut add 10 states to mandatory quarantine restriction list
7/8/2020
New Jersey will require face masks to be worn outdoors
7/7/2020
NY, NJ quarantine advisory expands to 19 states, including Delaware, Oklahoma and Kansas
6/29/2020
New Jersey governor says indoor dining will no longer resume this week amid coronavirus spikes
6/24/2020
New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, announce 14-day quarantine for travelers from hotspot states

Coronavirus News

  • Sources: Johns Hopkins CSSE and The COVID Tracking Project
  • Disclaimer: This data changes rapidly, so what’s shown may be out of date. Table totals may not always represent an accurate sum.
  • †SmartNews is no longer displaying U.S. “recovered” data due to the lack of uniform reporting from state health departments.