Insider NJ’s COVID-19 Information Update Center

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Welcome to InsiderNJ’s COVID-19 update center. Here readers will find the information we post related to the outbreak, in one place, including statements and announcements from official sources, be they governmental agencies, departments, or elected officials, from the state, county, and local levels as InsiderNJ becomes aware of them.  There’s a lot of information coming through, and we know it can be challenging to keep up. Our aim is to segment the information in a digestible format, along with links for further reading. This update tracker will serve as a chronological reference tool for better understanding the developing narrative, the gravest and most challenging facing New Jersey since Super Storm Sandy. This is by no means to be construed as a complete picture of the entirety of the COVID-19 impact on the state, but aims to provide an easy-to-access and easy-to-follow tool for updates, as we receive that information, housed in a simple format under one roof. We thank you for your attention and wish all of our readers, wherever they may be, safety and health as we face this danger together.  Follow Insider NJ’s County COVID-19 Data Center for daily county updates.


7/10 1pm: Watch Governor Murphy’s daily COVID-19 briefing at 1pm.

Senate President Steve Sweeney today announced an agreement with Governor Phil Murphy and Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin on legislation to authorize the state to borrow in amounts up to $9.9 billion to address the financial crisis created by the coronavirus outbreak.

The statewide COVID-19 count stands at 174,628 cases and 13,532 fatalities as of Friday.

COVID-19 Cases by County
Data is provisional and subject to revision.

Bergen County

49 New Positives 1751 Confirmed Deaths
19827 Positive Test Results 272 Probable Deaths
Hudson County

21 New Positives 1302 Confirmed Deaths
19056 Positive Test Results 179 Probable Deaths
Essex County

31 New Positives 1812 Confirmed Deaths
18954 Positive Test Results 249 Probable Deaths
Passaic County

29 New Positives 1060 Confirmed Deaths
17030 Positive Test Results 158 Probable Deaths
Middlesex County

26 New Positives 1160 Confirmed Deaths
17005 Positive Test Results 206 Probable Deaths
Union County

24 New Positives 1157 Confirmed Deaths
16460 Positive Test Results 184 Probable Deaths
Ocean County

9 New Positives 922 Confirmed Deaths
9781 Positive Test Results 73 Probable Deaths
Monmouth County

34 New Positives 734 Confirmed Deaths
9404 Positive Test Results 98 Probable Deaths
Mercer County

9 New Positives 553 Confirmed Deaths
7773 Positive Test Results 44 Probable Deaths
Camden County

29 New Positives 489 Confirmed Deaths
7631 Positive Test Results 52 Probable Deaths
Morris County

13 New Positives 664 Confirmed Deaths
6875 Positive Test Results 154 Probable Deaths
Burlington County

16 New Positives 406 Confirmed Deaths
5332 Positive Test Results 41 Probable Deaths
Somerset County

20 New Positives 463 Confirmed Deaths
4974 Positive Test Results 86 Probable Deaths
Cumberland County

10 New Positives 136 Confirmed Deaths
3043 Positive Test Results 13 Probable Deaths
Atlantic County

11 New Positives 214 Confirmed Deaths
2987 Positive Test Results 15 Probable Deaths
Gloucester County

17 New Positives 186 Confirmed Deaths
2712 Positive Test Results 7 Probable Deaths
Warren County

1 New Positives 153 Confirmed Deaths
1262 Positive Test Results 14 Probable Deaths
Sussex County

1 New Positives 157 Confirmed Deaths
1221 Positive Test Results 37 Probable Deaths
Hunterdon County

1 New Positives 69 Confirmed Deaths
1096 Positive Test Results 56 Probable Deaths
Salem County

2 New Positives 72 Confirmed Deaths
812 Positive Test Results 5 Probable Deaths
Cape May County

2 New Positives 72 Confirmed Deaths
726 Positive Test Results 4 Probable Deaths


7/10 11:30am: Mercer County reports 7,773 COVID-19 cases total as of Friday.

Cape May County reports 821 COVID-19 cases total as of Friday.

Camden County reports 8,089 COVID-19 cases total as of Friday.

Essex County reports 18,972 COVID-19 cases total as of Friday.

Atlantic County reports 3,089 COVID-19 cases total as of Friday.

Ocean County reports 9,760 COVID-19 cases total as of Friday.

Monmouth County reports 9,594 COVID-19 cases total as of Friday.

Morris County reports 6,911 COVID-19 cases total as of Friday.

Middlesex County reports 17,209 COVID-19 cases total as of Friday.

Burlington County reports 5,572 COVID-19 cases total as of Friday.


7/10 7:45am: Read Insider NJ’s Morning Intelligence Briefing: 7/10/2020


7/9 9:35pm: Governor Murphy fired back at his COVID-19 critics, saying ‘let’s cut the crap out’.


7/9 2:15pm: The statewide COVID-19 count stands at 174,270 cases and 13,501 fatalities as of Thursday.

COVID-19 Cases by County
Data is provisional and subject to revision.

Bergen County

35 New Positives 1748 Confirmed Deaths
19771 Positive Test Results 272 Probable Deaths
Hudson County

24 New Positives 1298 Confirmed Deaths
19037 Positive Test Results 179 Probable Deaths
Essex County

23 New Positives 1811 Confirmed Deaths
18928 Positive Test Results 249 Probable Deaths
Mercer County

18 New Positives 552 Confirmed Deaths
7765 Positive Test Results 44 Probable Deaths
Camden County

31 New Positives 488 Confirmed Deaths
7600 Positive Test Results 52 Probable Deaths
Burlington County

15 New Positives 405 Confirmed Deaths
5316 Positive Test Results 41 Probable Deaths
Cumberland County

3 New Positives 136 Confirmed Deaths
3032 Positive Test Results 13 Probable Deaths
Atlantic County

16 New Positives 211 Confirmed Deaths
2976 Positive Test Results 15 Probable Deaths
Gloucester County

7 New Positives 186 Confirmed Deaths
2697 Positive Test Results 7 Probable Deaths
Hunterdon County

3 New Positives 69 Confirmed Deaths
1094 Positive Test Results 56 Probable Deaths
Cape May County

3 New Positives 72 Confirmed Deaths
723 Positive Test Results 4 Probable Deaths


7/9 11:33am: Warren County reports 1,260 COVID-19 cases total as of Wednesday.

Hunterdon County reports 1,092 COVID-19 cases total as of Wednesday.

Atlantic County reports 3,072 COVID-19 cases total as of Thursday.

Ocean County reports 9,751 COVID-19 cases total as of Thursday.

Morris County reports 6,893 COVID-19 cases total as of Thursday.

Monmouth County reports 9,544 COVID-19 cases total as of Thursday.

Middlesex County reports 17,149 COVID-19 cases total as of Thursday.

Camden County reports 8,066 COVID-19 cases total as of Thursday.

Essex County reports 18,943 COVID-19 cases total as of Thursday.

Sussex County reports 1,267 COVID-19 cases total as of Thursday.

Somerset County reports 4,397 COVID-19 cases total as of Thursday.

Hudson County reports 19,590 COVID-19 cases total as of Thursday.

Gloucester County reports 2,698 COVID-19 cases total as of Thursday.

Cumberland County reports 2,539 COVID-19 cases total as of Thursday.

Cape May County reports 808 COVID-19 cases total as of Thursday.

Bergen County reports 19,771 COVID-19 cases total as of Thursday.

Passaic County reports 17,000 COVID-19 cases total as of Thursday.

Union County reports 16,462 COVID-19 cases total as of Thursday.

Salem County reports 811 COVID-19 cases total as of Thursday.

Burlington County reports 5,433 COVID-19 cases total as of Thursday.


7/9 9:44am: More than 47,000 New Jersey workers filed initial unemployment claims during the week ending July 4, a 70 percent jump from the prior week, with two employee groups – furloughed state workers and those laid off when the school year ended in June – making up much of the spike.


7/9 8am: Read Insider NJ’s Morning Intelligence Briefing: 7/9/2020


7/8 10:02pm: Governor Phil Murphy today signed Executive Order No. 163, which requires individuals to wear face coverings in outdoor public spaces when it is not practicable to socially distance and keep a six-foot distance from others.


7/8 3:30pm: Restaurants with fixed roofs and two open sides will be allowed comprising at least 50% of the area wall-space to reopen, Governor Phil Murphy said today.

An order to wear masks in public most of the time is one thing; enforcement may be another.
Those so inclined already can find Internet videos of arguments and sometimes actual fights around the country over mask-wearing or lack thereof. Is New Jersey about to join the “fun?” Who knows, but we’re about to find out.


7/8 10:50am: This morning Governor Phil Murphy appeared on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” where he said residents should expect a new Executive Order requiring face masks to be worn in public.


7/8 7:12am: Read Insider NJ’s Morning Intelligence Briefing: 7/8/2020


7/7 1:30pm: The statewide COVID-19 count stands at 173,878 cases and 13,425 fatalities as of Tuesday.

COVID-19 Cases by County
Data is provisional and subject to revision.

Bergen County

18 New Positives 1748 Confirmed Deaths
19676 Positive Test Results 261 Probable Deaths
Hudson County

28 New Positives 1293 Confirmed Deaths
19016 Positive Test Results 167 Probable Deaths
Essex County

25 New Positives 1801 Confirmed Deaths
18918 Positive Test Results 241 Probable Deaths
Passaic County

17 New Positives 1053 Confirmed Deaths
16974 Positive Test Results 147 Probable Deaths
Middlesex County

20 New Positives 1142 Confirmed Deaths
16966 Positive Test Results 196 Probable Deaths
Union County

18 New Positives 1156 Confirmed Deaths
16450 Positive Test Results 175 Probable Deaths
Ocean County

21 New Positives 914 Confirmed Deaths
9738 Positive Test Results 68 Probable Deaths
Monmouth County

29 New Positives 726 Confirmed Deaths
9346 Positive Test Results 96 Probable Deaths
Mercer County

9 New Positives 549 Confirmed Deaths
7756 Positive Test Results 43 Probable Deaths
Camden County

39 New Positives 483 Confirmed Deaths
7536 Positive Test Results 51 Probable Deaths
Morris County

7 New Positives 659 Confirmed Deaths
6830 Positive Test Results 147 Probable Deaths
Burlington County

20 New Positives 400 Confirmed Deaths
5295 Positive Test Results 38 Probable Deaths
Somerset County

1 New Positives 455 Confirmed Deaths
4945 Positive Test Results 80 Probable Deaths
Cumberland County

2 New Positives 136 Confirmed Deaths
3029 Positive Test Results 13 Probable Deaths
Atlantic County

12 New Positives 208 Confirmed Deaths
2961 Positive Test Results 14 Probable Deaths
Gloucester County

15 New Positives 183 Confirmed Deaths
2671 Positive Test Results 7 Probable Deaths
Warren County

4 New Positives 151 Confirmed Deaths
1258 Positive Test Results 11 Probable Deaths
Sussex County

3 New Positives 156 Confirmed Deaths
1214 Positive Test Results 37 Probable Deaths
Hunterdon County

0 New Positives 69 Confirmed Deaths
1090 Positive Test Results 55 Probable Deaths
Salem County

5 New Positives 72 Confirmed Deaths
807 Positive Test Results 5 Probable Deaths
Cape May County

3 New Positives 71 Confirmed Deaths
720 Positive Test Results 4 Probable Deaths


7/7 11:15am: Atlantic County reports 3,045 COVID-19 cases total as of Tuesday.

Camden County reports 7,981 COVID-19 cases total as of Tuesday.

Essex County reports 18,945 COVID-19 cases total as of Tuesday.

Ocean County reports 9,716 COVID-19 cases total as of Tuesday.

Morris County reports 6,856 COVID-19 cases total as of Tuesday.

Monmouth County reports 9,513 COVID-19 cases total as of Tuesday.

Middlesex County reports 17,094 COVID-19 cases total as of Tuesday.

Burlington County reports 5,462 COVID-19 cases total as of Tuesday.

Cumberland County reports 2,524 COVID-19 cases total as of Tuesday.

Gloucester County reports 2,672 COVID-19 cases total as of Tuesday.

Hudson County reports 19,556 COVID-19 cases total as of Tuesday.

Somerset County reports 4,379 COVID-19 cases total as of Tuesday.

Sussex County reports 1,260 COVID-19 cases total as of Tuesday.

Bergen County reports 19,676 COVID-19 cases total as of Tuesday.

Passaic County reports 16,974 COVID-19 cases total as of Tuesday.

Union County reports 16,450 COVID-19 cases total as of Tuesday.

Salem County reports 807 COVID-19 cases total as of Tuesday.


7/7 11:08am: Governor Phil Murphy today advised individuals traveling to New Jersey from additional states with significant community spread of COVID-19 to quarantine for a 14-day period from the time of last contact within the identified state.


7/7 7:40am: Read Insider NJ’s Morning Intelligence Briefing: 7/7/2020


7/6 3:25pm:  Governor Murphy urged residents not to be “selfish” and to follow pandemic-related rules and regulations. That means wear masks and most especially, self-quarantine if you have visited a COVID-19 “hot spot,” which these days can include most of the country.

In a sign things are getting back to normal, notwithstanding the rise in transmission rate, Murphy said that beginning this week his update briefings will be held Monday, Wednesday and Friday as opposed to every weekday. At the start of the pandemic, the governor also held briefings on weekends.


7/6 1:07pm: Governor Phil Murphy this afternoon said the rate of COVID-19 transmission exceeds 1.0 for the first time in ten weeks – 1.03 to be precise.

Bad blood between the front office and the Department of Health spilled into today’s question and answer session at Governor Phil Murphy’s COVID-19 briefing.


7/6 12:45pm: Watch Governor Murphy’s daily COVID-19 briefing at 1pm.

The statewide COVID-19 count stands at 173,611 cases and 13,373 fatalities as of Monday.

COVID-19 Cases by County
Data is provisional and subject to revision.

Bergen County

22 New Positives 1745 Confirmed Deaths
19655 Positive Test Results 261 Probable Deaths
Hudson County

15 New Positives 1289 Confirmed Deaths
18990 Positive Test Results 167 Probable Deaths
Essex County

7 New Positives 1800 Confirmed Deaths
18895 Positive Test Results 241 Probable Deaths
Passaic County

9 New Positives 1049 Confirmed Deaths
16963 Positive Test Results 147 Probable Deaths
Middlesex County

10 New Positives 1137 Confirmed Deaths
16957 Positive Test Results 196 Probable Deaths
Union County

11 New Positives 1153 Confirmed Deaths
16432 Positive Test Results 175 Probable Deaths
Ocean County

12 New Positives 906 Confirmed Deaths
9716 Positive Test Results 68 Probable Deaths
Monmouth County

13 New Positives 724 Confirmed Deaths
9320 Positive Test Results 96 Probable Deaths
Mercer County

5 New Positives 548 Confirmed Deaths
7745 Positive Test Results 43 Probable Deaths
Camden County

18 New Positives 474 Confirmed Deaths
7496 Positive Test Results 51 Probable Deaths
Morris County

11 New Positives 659 Confirmed Deaths
6820 Positive Test Results 147 Probable Deaths
Burlington County

15 New Positives 396 Confirmed Deaths
5277 Positive Test Results 38 Probable Deaths
Somerset County

5 New Positives 451 Confirmed Deaths
4943 Positive Test Results 80 Probable Deaths
Cumberland County

4 New Positives 136 Confirmed Deaths
3021 Positive Test Results 13 Probable Deaths
Atlantic County

13 New Positives 207 Confirmed Deaths
2949 Positive Test Results 14 Probable Deaths
Gloucester County

12 New Positives 181 Confirmed Deaths
2656 Positive Test Results 7 Probable Deaths
Warren County

2 New Positives 151 Confirmed Deaths
1255 Positive Test Results 11 Probable Deaths
Sussex County

2 New Positives 156 Confirmed Deaths
1211 Positive Test Results 37 Probable Deaths
Hunterdon County

2 New Positives 69 Confirmed Deaths
1090 Positive Test Results 55 Probable Deaths
Salem County

3 New Positives 72 Confirmed Deaths
805 Positive Test Results 5 Probable Deaths
Cape May County

4 New Positives 70 Confirmed Deaths
720 Positive Test Results 4 Probable Deaths


7/6 12:04pm: Mercer County reports 7,745 COVID-19 cases total as of Monday.

Atlantic County reports 3,035 COVID-19 cases total as of Monday.

Camden County reports 7,954 COVID-19 cases total as of Monday.

Morris County reports 6,837 COVID-19 cases total as of Monday.

Essex County reports 18,943 COVID-19 cases total as of Monday.

Ocean County reports 9,697 COVID-19 cases total as of Monday.

Middlesex County reports 17,066 COVID-19 cases total as of Monday.

Somerset County reports 4,364 COVID-19 cases total as of Monday.

Passaic County reports 17,851 COVID-19 cases total as of Monday.

Hudson County reports 18,526 COVID-19 cases total as of Monday.

Gloucester County reports 2,652 COVID-19 cases total as of Monday.

Cumberland County reports 2,521 COVID-19 cases total as of Monday.

Sussex County reports 1,240 COVID-19 cases total as of Monday.

Hunterdon County reports 1,087 COVID-19 cases total as of Monday.

Burlington County reports 5,442 COVID-19 cases total as of Monday.

Cape May County reports 788 COVID-19 cases total as of Monday.

Monmouth County reports 9,320 COVID-19 cases total as of Monday.


7/6 9:40am: Leading U.S. medical and health organizations today called on the American people to stay home to take simple steps, including wearing a mask and practicing physical distancing, to stop the spread of COVID-19 and save lives.


7/6 7:52am: Read Insider NJ’s Morning Intelligence Briefing: 7/6/2020


7/5 5:37pm: The statewide COVID-19 count stands at 173,402 cases and 13,355 fatalities as of Sunday.


7/5 11:58am: Governor Phil Murphy on Meet the Press: “We need a national strategy” to combat the spread of COVID-19: “We’re only as strong as our weakest link right now”


7/4 2:04pm:  As of Saturday, July 4th, the NJDOH reports 173,033 COVID-19 cases and 13,333 fatalities statewide

There are 983 hospitalizations total,: 440 in Northern NJ, 301 in Central NJ, and 242 in South NJ. 164 patients are on ventilators (5.3% of capacity), 205 are in intensive/ICU care, and 738 are in medical/surgical.

COVID-19 Cases by County
Data is provisional and subject to revision.

Bergen County

32 New Positives 1742 Confirmed Deaths
19562 Positive Test Results 261 Probable Deaths
Hudson County

33 New Positives 1288 Confirmed Deaths
18945 Positive Test Results 167 Probable Deaths
Essex County

17 New Positives 1797 Confirmed Deaths
18859 Positive Test Results 241 Probable Deaths
Passaic County

15 New Positives 1045 Confirmed Deaths
16941 Positive Test Results 147 Probable Deaths
Middlesex County

19 New Positives 1134 Confirmed Deaths
16901 Positive Test Results 196 Probable Deaths
Union County

28 New Positives 1152 Confirmed Deaths
16441 Positive Test Results 175 Probable Deaths
Ocean County

17 New Positives 901 Confirmed Deaths
9682 Positive Test Results 68 Probable Deaths
Monmouth County

24 New Positives 724 Confirmed Deaths
9272 Positive Test Results 96 Probable Deaths
Mercer County

15 New Positives 543 Confirmed Deaths
7727 Positive Test Results 43 Probable Deaths
Camden County

15 New Positives 467 Confirmed Deaths
7434 Positive Test Results 51 Probable Deaths
Morris County

10 New Positives 659 Confirmed Deaths
6800 Positive Test Results 147 Probable Deaths
Burlington County

6 New Positives 395 Confirmed Deaths
5243 Positive Test Results 38 Probable Deaths
Somerset County

8 New Positives 449 Confirmed Deaths
4928 Positive Test Results 80 Probable Deaths
Cumberland County

7 New Positives 134 Confirmed Deaths
3005 Positive Test Results 13 Probable Deaths
Atlantic County

2 New Positives 206 Confirmed Deaths
2926 Positive Test Results 14 Probable Deaths
Gloucester County

12 New Positives 180 Confirmed Deaths
2630 Positive Test Results 7 Probable Deaths
Warren County

3 New Positives 150 Confirmed Deaths
1249 Positive Test Results 11 Probable Deaths
Sussex County

11 New Positives 156 Confirmed Deaths
1210 Positive Test Results 37 Probable Deaths
Hunterdon County

3 New Positives 69 Confirmed Deaths
1087 Positive Test Results 55 Probable Deaths
Salem County

3 New Positives 72 Confirmed Deaths
797 Positive Test Results 5 Probable Deaths
Cape May County

2 New Positives 70 Confirmed Deaths
715 Positive Test Results 4 Probable Deaths


7/3 11:59pm: The statewide COVID-19 count stands at 172,742 cases and 13,308 fatalities.

COVID-19 Cases by County
Data is provisional and subject to revision.

Bergen County

37 New Positives 1739 Confirmed Deaths
19532 Positive Test Results 261 Probable Deaths
Hudson County

37 New Positives 1287 Confirmed Deaths
18913 Positive Test Results 167 Probable Deaths
Essex County

47 New Positives 1793 Confirmed Deaths
18842 Positive Test Results 241 Probable Deaths
Passaic County

11 New Positives 1045 Confirmed Deaths
16927 Positive Test Results 147 Probable Deaths
Middlesex County

35 New Positives 1132 Confirmed Deaths
16884 Positive Test Results 196 Probable Deaths
Union County

23 New Positives 1151 Confirmed Deaths
16416 Positive Test Results 175 Probable Deaths
Ocean County

36 New Positives 899 Confirmed Deaths
9666 Positive Test Results 68 Probable Deaths
Monmouth County

35 New Positives 721 Confirmed Deaths
9248 Positive Test Results 96 Probable Deaths
Mercer County

9 New Positives 542 Confirmed Deaths
7711 Positive Test Results 43 Probable Deaths
Camden County

17 New Positives 462 Confirmed Deaths
7419 Positive Test Results 51 Probable Deaths
Morris County

11 New Positives 658 Confirmed Deaths
6790 Positive Test Results 147 Probable Deaths
Burlington County

17 New Positives 393 Confirmed Deaths
5238 Positive Test Results 38 Probable Deaths
Somerset County

6 New Positives 449 Confirmed Deaths
4919 Positive Test Results 80 Probable Deaths
Cumberland County

7 New Positives 134 Confirmed Deaths
2998 Positive Test Results 13 Probable Deaths
Atlantic County

20 New Positives 206 Confirmed Deaths
2924 Positive Test Results 14 Probable Deaths
Gloucester County

9 New Positives 180 Confirmed Deaths
2619 Positive Test Results 7 Probable Deaths
Warren County

2 New Positives 150 Confirmed Deaths
1246 Positive Test Results 11 Probable Deaths
Sussex County

2 New Positives 156 Confirmed Deaths
1199 Positive Test Results 37 Probable Deaths
Hunterdon County

3 New Positives 69 Confirmed Deaths
1085 Positive Test Results 55 Probable Deaths
Salem County

13 New Positives 72 Confirmed Deaths
794 Positive Test Results 5 Probable Deaths
Cape May County

1 New Positives 70 Confirmed Deaths
714 Positive Test Results 4 Probable Deaths


7/3 7:15am: Read Insider NJ’s Morning Intelligence Briefing: 7/3/2020


7/2 10:14pm: In Lacey, a diner owner who was cited for defying the dining ban says ‘I just want to…survive‘, according to the Asbury Park Press.


7/2 7:35pm:  If you can’t eat or drink inside a restaurant this holiday weekend, don’t blame the knuckleheads. Phil Murphy clarified that on Thursday. We take the governor at his word, but in truth, a few days ago he said, or at least suggested, something else.


7/2 1:10pm: Watch Governor Murphy’s daily COVID-19 briefing at 1pm.

Governor Phil Murphy today announced an increased outdoor gathering capacity limit as COVID-19 cases in New Jersey continue to decline.

Governor Phil Murphy today signed Executive Order No. 162. The Order extends the Public Health Emergency that was declared on March 9, 2020 through Executive Order No. 103, which was previously extended on April 7, May 6, and June 4.

The statewide COVID-19 count stands at 172,356 cases and 13,251 fatalities as of Thursday.

COVID-19 Cases by County
Data is provisional and subject to revision.

Bergen County

43 New Positives 1733 Confirmed Deaths
19474 Positive Test Results 261 Probable Deaths
Hudson County

38 New Positives 1287 Confirmed Deaths
18874 Positive Test Results 167 Probable Deaths
Essex County

50 New Positives 1789 Confirmed Deaths
18804 Positive Test Results 241 Probable Deaths
Passaic County

38 New Positives 1040 Confirmed Deaths
16920 Positive Test Results 147 Probable Deaths
Middlesex County

30 New Positives 1127 Confirmed Deaths
16852 Positive Test Results 196 Probable Deaths
Union County

26 New Positives 1150 Confirmed Deaths
16394 Positive Test Results 175 Probable Deaths
Ocean County

25 New Positives 893 Confirmed Deaths
9631 Positive Test Results 68 Probable Deaths
Monmouth County

54 New Positives 718 Confirmed Deaths
9211 Positive Test Results 96 Probable Deaths
Mercer County

25 New Positives 542 Confirmed Deaths
7693 Positive Test Results 43 Probable Deaths
Camden County

42 New Positives 452 Confirmed Deaths
7406 Positive Test Results 51 Probable Deaths
Morris County

20 New Positives 654 Confirmed Deaths
6777 Positive Test Results 147 Probable Deaths
Burlington County

35 New Positives 391 Confirmed Deaths
5221 Positive Test Results 38 Probable Deaths
Somerset County

24 New Positives 447 Confirmed Deaths
4912 Positive Test Results 80 Probable Deaths
Cumberland County

13 New Positives 133 Confirmed Deaths
2991 Positive Test Results 13 Probable Deaths
Atlantic County

18 New Positives 205 Confirmed Deaths
2898 Positive Test Results 14 Probable Deaths
Gloucester County

13 New Positives 175 Confirmed Deaths
2610 Positive Test Results 7 Probable Deaths
Warren County

4 New Positives 149 Confirmed Deaths
1243 Positive Test Results 11 Probable Deaths
Sussex County

0 New Positives 157 Confirmed Deaths
1198 Positive Test Results 37 Probable Deaths
Hunterdon County

3 New Positives 69 Confirmed Deaths
1083 Positive Test Results 55 Probable Deaths
Salem County

4 New Positives 71 Confirmed Deaths
779 Positive Test Results 5 Probable Deaths
Cape May County

1 New Positives 69 Confirmed Deaths
713 Positive Test Results 4 Probable Deaths


7/2 10:45am: Atlantic County reports 2,970 COVID-19 cases total as of Thursday.

Mercer County reports 7,693 COVID-19 cases total as of Thursday.

Camden County reports 7,830 COVID-19 cases total as of Thursday.

Morris County reports 6,791 COVID-19 cases total as of Thursday.

Middlesex County reports 16,950 COVID-19 cases total as of Thursday.

Monmouth County reports 9,366 COVID-19 cases total as of Thursday.

Essex County reports 18,848 COVID-19 cases total as of Thursday.

Cumberland County reports 2,489 COVID-19 cases total as of Thursday.

Cape May County reports 761 COVID-19 cases total as of Thursday.

Passaic County reports 18,018 COVID-19 cases total as of Thursday.

Ocean County reports 9,626 COVID-19 cases total as of Thursday.

Gloucester County reports 2,604 COVID-19 cases total as of Thursday.

Hudson County reports 19,424 COVID-19 cases total as of Thursday.

Somerset County reports 4,337 COVID-19 cases total as of Thursday.

Sussex County reports 1,240 COVID-19 cases total as of Thursday.

Burlington County reports 5,377 COVID-19 cases total as of Thursday.


7/2 10:40am: State and federal payments to unemployed and underemployed New Jersey workers have surpassed $9 billion since mid-March, when businesses and schools abruptly shut down due to health concerns brought about by COVID-19.


7/2 8am: Read Insider NJ’s Morning Intelligence Briefing: 7/2/2020


7/1 3:30pm: Watch Governor Murphy’s daily COVID-19 briefing at 330pm.

The statewide COVID-19 count stands at 171,928 cases and 13,224 fatalities as of Wednesday.

COVID-19 Cases by County
Data is provisional and subject to revision.

Bergen County

24 New Positives 1733 Confirmed Deaths
19445 Positive Test Results 263 Probable Deaths
Hudson County

14 New Positives 1286 Confirmed Deaths
18842 Positive Test Results 171 Probable Deaths
Essex County

28 New Positives 1787 Confirmed Deaths
18771 Positive Test Results 237 Probable Deaths
Passaic County

21 New Positives 1039 Confirmed Deaths
16894 Positive Test Results 148 Probable Deaths
Middlesex County

34 New Positives 1124 Confirmed Deaths
16825 Positive Test Results 200 Probable Deaths
Union County

15 New Positives 1149 Confirmed Deaths
16384 Positive Test Results 180 Probable Deaths
Ocean County

26 New Positives 891 Confirmed Deaths
9627 Positive Test Results 68 Probable Deaths
Monmouth County

35 New Positives 715 Confirmed Deaths
9163 Positive Test Results 93 Probable Deaths
Mercer County

23 New Positives 541 Confirmed Deaths
7676 Positive Test Results 38 Probable Deaths
Camden County

55 New Positives 446 Confirmed Deaths
7368 Positive Test Results 47 Probable Deaths
Morris County

22 New Positives 653 Confirmed Deaths
6757 Positive Test Results 146 Probable Deaths
Burlington County

23 New Positives 390 Confirmed Deaths
5189 Positive Test Results 38 Probable Deaths
Somerset County

15 New Positives 447 Confirmed Deaths
4881 Positive Test Results 81 Probable Deaths
Cumberland County

18 New Positives 133 Confirmed Deaths
2980 Positive Test Results 12 Probable Deaths
Atlantic County

17 New Positives 202 Confirmed Deaths
2878 Positive Test Results 14 Probable Deaths
Gloucester County

22 New Positives 175 Confirmed Deaths
2596 Positive Test Results 7 Probable Deaths
Warren County

8 New Positives 148 Confirmed Deaths
1241 Positive Test Results 11 Probable Deaths
Sussex County

4 New Positives 156 Confirmed Deaths
1197 Positive Test Results 37 Probable Deaths
Hunterdon County

1 New Positives 69 Confirmed Deaths
1081 Positive Test Results 55 Probable Deaths
Salem County

8 New Positives 71 Confirmed Deaths
778 Positive Test Results 4 Probable Deaths
Cape May County

0 New Positives 69 Confirmed Deaths
712 Positive Test Results 4 Probable Deaths


7/1 2:33pm: Mercer County reports 7,676 COVID-19 cases total as of Wednesday.

Atlantic County reports 2,953 COVID-19 cases total as of Wednesday.

Essex County reports 18,787 COVID-19 cases total as of Wednesday.

Ocean County reports 9,601 COVID-19 cases total as of Wednesday.

Monmouth County reports 9,305 COVID-19 cases total as of Wednesday.

Middlesex County reports 16,913 COVID-19 cases total as of Wednesday.

Morris County reports 6,783 COVID-19 cases total as of Wednesday.

Warren County reports 1,230 COVID-19 cases total as of Wednesday.

Camden County reports 7,793 COVID-19 cases total as of Wednesday.

Burlington County reports 5,344 COVID-19 cases total as of Wednesday.

Somerset County reports 4,327 COVID-19 cases total as of Wednesday.

Sussex County reports 1,235 COVID-19 cases total as of Wednesday.

Gloucester County reports 2,590 COVID-19 cases total as of Wednesday.

Cumberland County reports 2,485 COVID-19 cases total as of Wednesday.


7/1 2:12pm: The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development announced that it would begin providing 20 weeks of extended unemployment this week to New Jersey workers who have exhausted their state and federal jobless benefits.


7/1 7:30am: Read Insider NJ’s Morning Intelligence Briefing: 7/1/2020


6/30 6:45pm: The Casino Association of NJ released a statement on the reopening of some AC casinos this week.

Governor Murphy signed an executive order extending certain state statutory deadlines.


6/30 4:21pm: If some bars and restaurants are doing stupid things, why not just crackdown on the knuckleheads and leave the others alone? Phil Murphy was asked that question in various ways at today’s briefing and the underlying message was clear.

Governor Murphy today advised individuals traveling to New Jersey from eight additional states with significant community spread of COVID-19 to quarantine for a 14-day period from the time of last contact within the identified state.


6/30 12:53pm: Watch Governor Murphy’s daily COVID-19 briefing at 1pm.

The Governor signed the $7.632 billion budget extension this morning (iLine post).

The statewide COVID-19 count stands at 171,667 cases and 13,181 fatalities as of Tuesday.

COVID-19 Cases by County
Data is provisional and subject to revision.

Bergen County

47 New Positives 1726 Confirmed Deaths
19423 Positive Test Results 263 Probable Deaths
Hudson County

13 New Positives 1280 Confirmed Deaths
18841 Positive Test Results 171 Probable Deaths
Essex County

36 New Positives 1784 Confirmed Deaths
18758 Positive Test Results 237 Probable Deaths
Passaic County

11 New Positives 1038 Confirmed Deaths
16879 Positive Test Results 148 Probable Deaths
Middlesex County

57 New Positives 1122 Confirmed Deaths
16816 Positive Test Results 200 Probable Deaths
Union County

20 New Positives 1146 Confirmed Deaths
16386 Positive Test Results 180 Probable Deaths
Ocean County

40 New Positives 887 Confirmed Deaths
9614 Positive Test Results 68 Probable Deaths
Monmouth County

34 New Positives 714 Confirmed Deaths
9140 Positive Test Results 93 Probable Deaths
Mercer County

29 New Positives 539 Confirmed Deaths
7659 Positive Test Results 38 Probable Deaths
Camden County

22 New Positives 442 Confirmed Deaths
7317 Positive Test Results 47 Probable Deaths
Morris County

7 New Positives 652 Confirmed Deaths
6738 Positive Test Results 146 Probable Deaths
Burlington County

31 New Positives 386 Confirmed Deaths
5168 Positive Test Results 38 Probable Deaths
Somerset County

10 New Positives 447 Confirmed Deaths
4869 Positive Test Results 81 Probable Deaths
Cumberland County

15 New Positives 131 Confirmed Deaths
2963 Positive Test Results 12 Probable Deaths
Atlantic County

17 New Positives 202 Confirmed Deaths
2863 Positive Test Results 14 Probable Deaths
Gloucester County

15 New Positives 175 Confirmed Deaths
2578 Positive Test Results 7 Probable Deaths
Warren County

3 New Positives 147 Confirmed Deaths
1233 Positive Test Results 11 Probable Deaths
Sussex County

3 New Positives 154 Confirmed Deaths
1192 Positive Test Results 37 Probable Deaths
Hunterdon County

4 New Positives 69 Confirmed Deaths
1080 Positive Test Results 55 Probable Deaths
Salem County

7 New Positives 71 Confirmed Deaths
768 Positive Test Results 4 Probable Deaths
Cape May County

30 New Positives 69 Confirmed Deaths
740 Positive Test Results 4 Probable Deaths


6/30 11:45am: Hunterdon County reports 1,075 COVID-19 cases total as of Monday.

Atlantic County reports 2,938 COVID-19 cases total as of Tuesday.

Monmouth County reports 9,278 COVID-19 cases total as of Tuesday.

Middlesex County reports 16,894 COVID-19 cases total as of Tuesday.

Morris County reports 6,759 COVID-19 cases total as of Tuesday.

Ocean County reports 9,584 COVID-19 cases total as of Tuesday.

Camden County reports 7,754 COVID-19 cases total as of Tuesday.

Essex County reports 18,744 COVID-19 cases total as of Tuesday.

Sussex County reports 1,234 COVID-19 cases total as of Tuesday.

Somerset County reports 4,298 COVID-19 cases total as of Tuesday.

Hudson County reports 19,383 COVID-19 cases total as of Tuesday.

Gloucester County reports 2,571 COVID-19 cases total as of Tuesday.

Cumberland County reports 2,466 COVID-19 cases total as of Tuesday.

Cape May County reports 750 COVID-19 cases total as of Tuesday.


6/30 7:56am: Read Insider NJ’s Morning Intelligence Briefing: 6/30/2020


6/29 8:05pm: Phil Murphy often talks about having a tough skin and not caring if people agree with him or even like him. He did it again today at his regular briefing. But there are limits. Today, he blasted those who try to score political points by spreading what he says are falsehoods.


6/29 2:19pm: Watch Governor Murphy’s daily COVID-19 briefing at 230pm.

The Governor announced that indoor dining will be postponed; it was slated to begin on Thursday.  The Governor said there hasn’t been enough compliance with wearing face masks.

Outdoor-only graudiations can begin Monday, July 6th.

The statewide COVID-19 count stands at 172,272 cases and 13,138 fatalities as of Monday.

COVID-19 Cases by County
Data is provisional and subject to revision.

Bergen County

10 New Positives 1722 Confirmed Deaths
19375 Positive Test Results 263 Probable Deaths
Hudson County

11 New Positives 1278 Confirmed Deaths
18838 Positive Test Results 171 Probable Deaths
Essex County

15 New Positives 1784 Confirmed Deaths
18731 Positive Test Results 237 Probable Deaths
Passaic County

4 New Positives 1035 Confirmed Deaths
16876 Positive Test Results 148 Probable Deaths
Middlesex County

9 New Positives 1119 Confirmed Deaths
16764 Positive Test Results 200 Probable Deaths
Union County

13 New Positives 1145 Confirmed Deaths
16377 Positive Test Results 180 Probable Deaths
Ocean County

9 New Positives 878 Confirmed Deaths
9575 Positive Test Results 68 Probable Deaths
Monmouth County

8 New Positives 712 Confirmed Deaths
9110 Positive Test Results 93 Probable Deaths
Mercer County

7 New Positives 540 Confirmed Deaths
7634 Positive Test Results 38 Probable Deaths
Camden County

12 New Positives 438 Confirmed Deaths
7297 Positive Test Results 47 Probable Deaths
Morris County

5 New Positives 650 Confirmed Deaths
6735 Positive Test Results 146 Probable Deaths
Burlington County

9 New Positives 383 Confirmed Deaths
5142 Positive Test Results 38 Probable Deaths
Somerset County

2 New Positives 447 Confirmed Deaths
4858 Positive Test Results 81 Probable Deaths
Cumberland County

4 New Positives 129 Confirmed Deaths
2946 Positive Test Results 12 Probable Deaths
Atlantic County

8 New Positives 200 Confirmed Deaths
2845 Positive Test Results 14 Probable Deaths
Gloucester County

8 New Positives 175 Confirmed Deaths
2563 Positive Test Results 7 Probable Deaths
Warren County

2 New Positives 145 Confirmed Deaths
1230 Positive Test Results 11 Probable Deaths
Sussex County

1 New Positives 155 Confirmed Deaths
1190 Positive Test Results 37 Probable Deaths
Hunterdon County

2 New Positives 68 Confirmed Deaths
1076 Positive Test Results 55 Probable Deaths
Salem County

6 New Positives 71 Confirmed Deaths
762 Positive Test Results 4 Probable Deaths
Cape May County

4 New Positives 64 Confirmed Deaths
712 Positive Test Results 4 Probable Deaths


6/29 12:36pm: Mercer County reports 7,634 COVID-19 cases total as of Monday.

Atlantic County reports 2,922 COVID-19 cases total as of Monday.

Ocean County reports 9,555 COVID-19 cases total as of Monday.

Morris County reports 6,732 COVID-19 cases total as of Monday.


6/29 8:30am: Read Insider NJ’s Morning Intelligence Briefing: 6/29/2020


6/26 3pm: Students will return to schools in September for the 2020-2021 school year, Governor Phil Murphy announced this afternoon, in conjunction with state Department of Education guidelines.


6/26 7am: Read Insider NJ’s Morning Intelligence Briefing: 6/26/2020


6/25 12:47pm: Watch Governor Murphy’s daily COVID-19 briefing at 1pm.

“Everything’s gotta be on the table,” Governor Phil Murphy said at today’s COVID-19 briefing (iLine post).

The statewide COVID-19 count stamnds at 170,196 cases and 13,018 fatalities as of Thursday.

COVID-19 Cases by County
Data is provisional and subject to revision.

Bergen County:

19167 Positive Test Results

1716 Deaths

Hudson County:

18775 Positive Test Results

1273 Deaths

Essex County:

18637 Positive Test Results

1774 Deaths

Passaic County:

16819 Positive Test Results

1025 Deaths

Middlesex County:

16667 Positive Test Results

1107 Deaths

Union County:

16334 Positive Test Results

1141 Deaths

Ocean County:

9508 Positive Test Results

868 Deaths

Monmouth County:

9030 Positive Test Results

704 Deaths

Mercer County:

7595 Positive Test Results

535 Deaths

Camden County:

7212 Positive Test Results

427 Deaths

Morris County:

6685 Positive Test Results

643 Deaths

Burlington County:

5084 Positive Test Results

376 Deaths

Somerset County:

4828 Positive Test Results

443 Deaths

Cumberland County:

2917 Positive Test Results

126 Deaths

Atlantic County:

2787 Positive Test Results

192 Deaths

Gloucester County:

2518 Positive Test Results

173 Deaths

Warren County:

1224 Positive Test Results

144 Deaths

Sussex County:

1183 Positive Test Results

154 Deaths

Hunterdon County:

1065 Positive Test Results

67 Deaths

Salem County:

751 Positive Test Results

67 Deaths

Cape May County:

704 Positive Test Results

63 Deaths


6/25 12:40pm: Camden County reports 7,624 COVID-19 cases total as of Thursday.

Mercer County reports 7,595 COVID-19 cases total as of Thursday.

Essex County reports 18,653 COVID-19 cases total as of Thursday.

Atlantic County reports 2,853 COVID-19 cases total as of Thursday.

Monmouth County reports 9,163 COVID-19 cases total as of Thursday.

Middlesex Couny reports 16,724 COVID-19 cases total as of Thursday.

Morris County reports 6,698 COVID-19 cases total as of Thursday.

Ocean County reports 9,475 COVID-19 cases total as of Thursday.

Sussex County reports 1,227 COVID-19 cases total as of Thursday.

Somerset County reports 4,261 COVID-19 cases total as of Thursday.

Hudson County reports 19,323 COVID-19 cases total as of Thursday.

Gloucester County reports 2,510 COVID-19 cases total as of Thursday.

Cumberland County reports 2,440 COVID-19 cases total as of Thursday.


6/25 10:51am: The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development received 33,000 initial unemployment claims last week, the second uptick in new claims in as many weeks, as the total number of New Jersey workers who have applied for unemployment since mid-March approached 1.3 million.


6/25 7:15am: Read Insider NJ’s Morning Intelligence Briefing: 6/25/2020


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