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Emergency Management & Public Health

Posted on: June 28, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Week of June 21: COVID-19 Update

Governor Murphy continues to urge New Jersey residents to get vaccinated. As part of the State’s Operation Jersey Summer the Covid-19 Community Corps are working door to door to provide residents with the facts about the vaccines and where to get vaccinated. In addition, the Department of Health will be sending vaccine ambassadors to high-risk counties to work with elected officials, community leaders, school districts, and faith leaders to bring vaccines closer to where the people are, neighborhood pharmacies, doctors’ offices, and popup clinics as well as barbershops and churches.

 COVID Data for June 24, 2021: 

  • 210 new positive cases for a total of 892,027 confirmed cases
  • 6 new confirmed deaths for a total of 23,718 confirmed deaths
  • The rate of transmission is at 0.97
  • 9,535,641 vaccine doses have been administered, including 5,281,476 who have received at least one dose and 4,611,190 who are fully vaccinated. 55% are Pfizer, 41% Moderna, and 4% J&J. 

Vaccine Information

 As a reminder, the vaccination incentive Vax Pass under the new “Vax and Visit NJ” continues. Homebound residents who have not yet connected with their local health department, or a home health agency, and who need an in-home vaccination should visit www.covid19.nj.gov/homeboundvax or contact the call center at 855-568-0545. 

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