NJ Spotlight News: August 31, 2021

NJ Spotlight News | August 31, 2021 | Full Episodes

New evidence shows the coronavirus vaccines provide strong protection against severe illness, even with the delta variant spreading widely throughout the U.S. That data was presented Monday to a panel of vaccine advisors at the CDC as they discussed the potential need for booster shots.

Tuesday, officials announced 1,642 new, positive cases and 19 new deaths. Since the start of the pandemic, there have been 951,803 cases in the state and 26,882 confirmed and probable deaths.

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