UPDATE: Follow all new updates in April here: NJ Coronavirus Updates: Here's What You Need To Know In April

NEW JERSEY – Developments in the new coronavirus outbreak have unfolded rapidly in New Jersey now that the number of cases continue to rise in the tens of thousands, and the lists of towns and counties with patients – as well as the areas hit hardest by the disease's tragic impact – continue to grow (see below).


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Here's what you should know:

Here is where the cases are in New Jersey:

Here is where deaths were reported by New Jersey as of Tuesday, April 7:

  • Bergen County: 263
  • Essex County: 232
  • Hudson County: 103
  • Union County: 95
  • Passaic County: 62
  • Middlesex County: 100
  • Monmouth County: 71
  • Ocean County: 85
  • Morris County: 87
  • Somerset County: 40
  • Mercer County: 24
  • Camden County: 12
  • Burlington County: 13
  • Sussex County: 15
  • Gloucester County: 5
  • Warren County: 7
  • Hunterdon County: 2
  • Atlantic County: 4
  • Cape May County: 2
  • Cumberland County: 2
  • Salem County: 3

Here is a list of many of the towns where cases have been identified:

  • Aberdeen
  • Absecon
  • Alexandria Township
  • Allamuchy
  • Allendale
  • Allentown
  • Alloway
  • Alpha
  • Alpine
  • Andover Borough
  • Andover Township
  • Asbury Park
  • Atlantic Highlands
  • Audubon
  • Avalon
  • Avon-by-the-Sea
  • Barnegat
  • Barnegat Light
  • Basking Ridge
  • Bay Head
  • Bayonne
  • Beach Haven
  • Beachwood
  • Bedminster Township
  • Belleville
  • Belmar
  • Bellmawr
  • Belvidere
  • Bergenfield
  • Berkeley Heights
  • Berkeley Township
  • Berlin Township
  • Bernards Township
  • Bernardsville
  • Bethlehem Towship
  • Beverly
  • Blairstown
  • Bloomfield
  • Bloomingdale
  • Bloomsbury
  • Bogota
  • Boonton Township
  • Bordentown City
  • Bordentown Township
  • Bound Brook
  • Bradley Beach
  • Branchburg
  • Branchville
  • Brick
  • Bridgeton
  • Bridgewater
  • Brielle
  • Brigantine
  • Brooklawn
  • Buena Borough
  • Burlington City
  • Burlington Township
  • Butler
  • Byram Township
  • Caldwell
  • Califon
  • Camden
  • Cape May
  • Carteret
  • Cartlstadt
  • Cedar Grove
  • Chatham Borough
  • Cherry Hill
  • Chesilhurst
  • Chester Borough
  • Chester Township
  • Chesterfield
  • Cinnaminson
  • Clark
  • Clayton
  • Clemonton
  • Cliffside Park
  • Clifton
  • Clinton
  • Clinton Township
  • Closter
  • Collingswood
  • Colts Neck
  • Columbus
  • Commercial Township
  • Cranford
  • Carlstadt
  • Carneys Point
  • Clementon
  • Cliffside Park
  • Closter
  • Cranbury Township
  • Cresskill
  • Deal
  • Deerfield Township
  • Delanco
  • Delaware Township
  • Delran
  • Demarest
  • Dennis Township
  • Denville
  • Deptford
  • Dover
  • Dumont
  • Eagleswood
  • East Amwell Township
  • East Brunswick
  • East Greenwich
  • East Hanover
  • East Newark
  • East Orange
  • East Rutherford
  • East Windsor
  • Eastampton
  • Eatontown
  • Edison
  • Edgewater
  • Edgewater Park
  • Egg Harbor City
  • Egg Harbor Township
  • Elizabeth
  • Elk Township
  • Elmer
  • Elmwood Park
  • Emerson
  • Englewood
  • Englewood Cliffs
  • Englishtown
  • Essex Fells
  • Evesham
  • Ewing Township
  • Fair Haven
  • Fair Lawn
  • Fairfield Township (Cumberland)
  • (Essex)
  • Fairview
  • Fanwood
  • Far Hills
  • Farmingdale
  • Flemington
  • Florence
  • Fort Lee (1st case)
  • Franklin Lakes
  • Frankford Township
  • Franklin Borough
  • Franklin Township (Gloucester)
  • Franklin Township (Hunterdon)
  • Franklin Township (Somerset)
  • Franklin Township (Warren)
  • Fredon Township
  • Freehold
  • Freehold Township
  • Frelinghuysen
  • Frenchtown
  • Galloway Township
  • Garwood
  • Glassboro
  • Glen Gardner
  • Glen Ridge
  • Glen Rock
  • Gloucester City
  • Gloucester Township
  • Green Brook
  • Green Township
  • Greenwich Township (Warren)
  • Guttenberg
  • Hackensack
  • Hackettstown
  • Haddon Heights
  • Haddon Township
  • Hainesport
  • Haledon
  • Hamburg
  • Hopewell Borough
  • Hamilton Township (Atlantic)
  • Hamilton Township (Mercer)
  • Hammonton
  • Hampton Borough
  • Hampton Township
  • Hanover
  • Harding Township
  • Hardwick
  • Hardyston Township
  • Harmony
  • Harrington Park
  • Harrison (Hudson)
  • Harrison Township (Gloucester)
  • Hasbrouck Heights
  • Haworth
  • Hawthorne
  • Hazlet
  • Helmetta
  • Hi-Nella
  • High Bridge
  • Highland Park
  • Highlands
  • Hightstown
  • Hillsborough
  • Hillsdale
  • Hillside
  • Ho-Ho-Kus
  • Hoboken
  • Holland Township
  • Holmdel
  • Hopatcong
  • Hope Township
  • Hopewell Township (Cumberland)
  • Hopewell Township (Mercer)
  • Howell
  • Independence Township
  • Irvington
  • Island Heights
  • Jackson
  • Jefferson
  • Jersey City
  • Keansburg
  • Kearny
  • Kenilworth
  • Keyport
  • Kingwood Township
  • Kinnelon
  • Knowlton
  • Lacey
  • Lafayette Township
  • Lake Como
  • Lakehurst
  • Lakewood
  • Lambertville
  • Lavallette
  • Lawnside
  • Lawrence Township (Cumberland)
  • Lawrence Township (Mercer)
  • Lebanon Borough
  • Lebanon Township
  • Liberty
  • Lindenwold
  • Linwood
  • Little Egg Harbor
  • Little Falls
  • Little Ferry (1st death)
  • Little Silver
  • Livingston
  • Loch Arbour
  • Lodi
  • Logan Township
  • Long Beach Township
  • Long Branch
  • Long Hill
  • Longport
  • Lopatcong Township
  • Lower Alloways Creek
  • Lower Township
  • Lyndhurst
  • Madison
  • Magnolia
  • Mahwah
  • Manalapan
  • Manasquan
  • Manchester
  • Mansfield Township
  • Mantua Township
  • Manville
  • Maple Shade
  • Maplewood
  • Marlboro
  • Margate
  • Matawan
  • Maurice River Township
  • Maywood
  • Medford
  • Medford Lakes
  • Mendham Borough
  • Mendham Township
  • Merchantville
  • Metuchen
  • Middle Township
  • Middlesex Borough
  • Middletown
  • Midland Park
  • Milford
  • Millburn
  • Millstone Borough
  • Millstown Township
  • Milltown
  • Millville
  • Mine Hill
  • Montague Township
  • Montclair
  • Montvale
  • Montville
  • Moonachie
  • Moorestown
  • Monmouth Beach
  • Monroe Township (Gloucester)
  • Monroe Township (Middlesex)
  • Montgomery Township
  • Montville
  • Moonachie
  • Morris Plains
  • Morris Township
  • Morristown
  • Mount Arlington
  • Mount Ephraim
  • Mounty Holly
  • Mount Olive
  • Mountain Lakes
  • Mountainside
  • Mullica Hill
  • National Park
  • Netcong
  • New Milford
  • New Brunswick
  • New Hanover
  • New Milford
  • New Providence
  • Newark
  • Newton
  • Neptune City
  • Neptune Township
  • North Arlington
  • North Brunswick
  • North Caldwell
  • North Haledon
  • North Hanover
  • North Plainfield
  • North Wildwood
  • Northfield
  • Northvale
  • Norwood
  • Nutley
  • Oakland
  • Oaklyn
  • Ocean City
  • Ocean Gate
  • Ocean Township
  • Ocean Township (Waretown)
  • Ogdensburg Borough
  • Old Bridge Township
  • Old Tappan
  • Oradell
  • Orange
  • Palisades Park
  • Palmyra
  • Paramus
  • Park Ridge
  • Paterson
  • Paulsboro
  • Peapack-Gladstone
  • Pedricktown
  • Pemberton Borough
  • Pemberton Township
  • Pennington
  • Penns Grove
  • Pennsauken
  • Pequannock
  • Perth Amboy
  • Phillipsburg
  • Pilesgrove
  • Pine Beach
  • Pine Hill
  • Piscataway
  • Pitman
  • Pittsgrove
  • Plainfield
  • Plainsboro
  • Pleasantville
  • Plumsted Township
  • Pohatcong
  • Point Pleasant Beach
  • Point Pleasant Boro
  • Pompton Lakes
  • Princeton
  • Prospect Park
  • Quinton Township
  • Rahway
  • Ramsey
  • Randolph
  • Raritan Borough
  • Raritan Township
  • Randolph
  • Readington Township
  • Red Bank
  • Ridgefield
  • Ridgefield Park
  • Ridgewood
  • Ringwood
  • River Edge
  • River Vale
  • Riverdale
  • Riverside
  • Riverton
  • Robbinsville
  • Rochelle Park
  • Rockaway Borough
  • Rockaway Township
  • Rockey Hill
  • Rockleigh
  • Roosevelt
  • Roselle
  • Roselle Park
  • Roxbury
  • Rumson
  • Runnemede
  • Rutherford
  • Saddle Brook
  • Saddle River
  • Salem
  • Sandyston Township
  • Sayreville
  • Sea Bright
  • Sea Girt
  • Sea Isle City
  • Seaside Park
  • Secaucus
  • Scotch Plains
  • Shamong
  • Ship Bottom
  • Shrewsbury Township
  • Shrewsbury Borough
  • Somerdale
  • Somers Point
  • Somerville
  • South Amboy
  • South Bound Brook
  • South Brunswick
  • South Hackensack
  • South Harrison Township
  • South Orange
  • South Toms River
  • South River
  • Southampton
  • Sparta
  • Spotswood
  • Spring Lake
  • Spring Lake Heights
  • Springfield (Burlington County)
  • (Union County)
  • Stafford Township
  • Stanhope Township
  • Stratford
  • Summit
  • Surf City
  • Sussex Borough
  • Swedesboro
  • Teaneck
  • Tenafly
  • Teterboro
  • Tewksbury Township
  • Tinton Falls
  • Toms River
  • Totowa
  • Trenton
  • Tuckerton
  • Union Beach
  • Union City
  • Union Township (Hunterdon)
  • Union Township (Union)
  • Upper Deerfield Township
  • Upper Freehold
  • Upper Pittsgrove Township
  • Upper Saddle River
  • Upper Township
  • Ventnor
  • Vernon
  • Verona
  • Victory Gardens
  • Vineland
  • Voorhees
  • Waldwick
  • Wall
  • Wallington
  • Wanaque
  • Wantage Township
  • Warren
  • Washington Borough
  • Washington Township (Bergen)
  • Washington Township (Gloucester)
  • Washington Township (Morris)
  • Washington Township (Warren)
  • Watchung
  • Waterford
  • Wayne
  • Weehawken
  • Wenonah
  • West Amwell Township
  • West Caldwell
  • West Cape May
  • West Deptford
  • West Long Branch
  • West Milford
  • West Orange
  • West Wildwood
  • West Windsor
  • Westampton
  • Westwood
  • Westfield
  • Westville
  • Weymouth
  • Wharton
  • White Township
  • Wildwood
  • Wildwood Crest
  • Willingboro
  • Winfield
  • Winslow Township
  • Wood-Ridge
  • Woodbridge
  • Woodbury
  • Woodbury Heights
  • Woodcliff Lake
  • Woodland Park
  • Woodlynne
  • Woodstown
  • Woolwich Township
  • Wrightstown
  • Wyckoff

How It Spreads

The virus that causes COVID-19 is . Someone who is actively sick with COVID-19 can spread the illness to others. That is why CDC recommends that these patients be isolated either in the hospital or at home (depending on how sick they are) until they are better and no longer pose a risk of infecting others.

There is currently no vaccine for COVID-19.

While the best way to prevent illness is to avoid virus exposure, the always recommends taking preventive actions to contain the spread of viruses. This includes:

  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Stay home when you are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipes.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom, before eating, after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.
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