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.
Gov. Phil Murphy held his daily coronavirus briefing. Watch in video below.
Election in NJ
- Online voter registration system will be effective Sept. 4 to allow new voters to register
- All active New Jersey voters will receive votes.
- No sample ballots. You will receive your official .
- Ballots can be returned to polling stations or secure deposit boxes.
- Each municipality will open at least one in-person polling site
- All public schools will close to in-person instruction on Nov. 3
- Must be postmarked by Nov. 3
- Ballot must be received no later than 8 p.m. Nov. 10
- Ballot without postmarks received by 8 p.m. Nov. 5 will be valid.
Higher education in NJ
- OSHE will provide $150 million in direct support to colleges and universities to defray costs of COVID-19 responses
- Total cases: 187,164 (585 new)
- 1.63% daily positivity rate
- Rate of transmission: 0.92
- Hospitalizations: 514 (278 known COVID-positive patients)
- 91 in ICU
- Death toll: 14,064 (10 new confirmed deaths)
Gov. Phil Murphy announced New Jersey will adopt mail-in ballots for the November election.
Montclair has joined the growing list of of New Jersey municipalities that, despite the state’s allowance of a return to school buildings, will keep remote learning in the fall of 2020.
As of Friday afternoon, there were 187,164 confirmed COVID-19 cases in New Jersey with 14,064 coronavirus fatalities.