NJ COVID by: Sunday May 9, 2021
NEW JERSEY – Below is the most up-to-date information on coronavirus news impacting New Jersey. You can find additional resources and coverage on our coronavirus page.
Latest NJ COVID Vaccine
As of Sunday morning, 7,601,377 total doses were administered and 3,598,660 New Jersey residents were fully immunized.
NJ COVID update: new cases, deaths
- 673 new positive PCR tests
- 880,560 positive PCR tests in total
- 152 new positive antigen tests
- 127,334 positive antigen tests in total
- 13 new confirmed deaths
- 23,161 total confirmed deaths
- 2,640 additional probable deaths
What travel changes in the COVID era are likely to stay here?
Over the past year, we’ve seen a myriad of changes in the travel industry, from adjustments to in-flight meal services, to outright travel bans in certain areas, and everything in between. Even as the vaccine rollout continues in the United States and around the world, the travel experience you had in 2019 will not be the travel experience you have in 2021.
Cash incentives could convince hesitant Americans to get vaccinated: study
In a survey conducted by the University of California, Los Angeles, more than 75,000 unvaccinated people were surveyed, and about a third of them said that a cash payment of up to $ 100 would make them more likely to get sick. get vaccinated against COVID-19.
Pfizer Formally Seeks FDA Approval For Its COVID-19 Vaccine
Pfizer and BioNTech announced on Friday that they are seeking full approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration for its two-dose COVID-19 vaccine.
Critics question whether unemployment benefits are preventing some from returning to work
From manufacturing to restaurants, employers scramble to find workers. A range of factors, including parents still at home caring for children, coronavirus-related pensions and generous unemployment checks, are blamed for the labor shortages. The moderate pace of hiring could last at least until September, when the subsidized unemployment benefits expire.
Latest official issues:
As of Sunday, there have been 880,560 confirmed cases in the state since March 2020 and 23,161 lab-confirmed coronavirus deaths, according to the state’s health department.
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