COVID-19 restrictions are easing. Starting Friday morning, restaurants, bars, gyms, salons and amusement venues were allowed to increase indoor capacity to 50% with masks and social distancing.
Officials announced 3,738 new, positive cases and 27 deaths. Since the start of the pandemic, there have been 758,470 cases in the state and 24,103 confirmed and probable deaths. In New Jersey, 3,303,734 vaccine doses have been administered and 1,156,827 people are now fully vaccinated.