The state health department confirms that New Jersey is in the midst of a third wave in the pandemic. It’s a footrace between getting shots in arms and the contagious variants circulating through the region. Despite a bump in more vaccinations, New Jersey still has one of the highest per capita rates of new positive daily cases in the country.
Thursday, officials announced 4,699 new, positive cases and 30 deaths. Since the start of the pandemic, there have been 804,037 cases in the state and 24,591 confirmed and probable deaths