New Jersey reported 973 new cases of coronavirus on Thursday, bringing the state’s cumulative total to 216,994 lab-confirmed cases since the pandemic began.
Another six people died from complications of COVID-19. The state has now reported 14,408 confirmed deaths and another 1,789 probable fatalities resulting from the virus.
The state’s testing positivity rate was 4.35% on October 11.
The statewide rate of transmission was 1.16, which means for every 100 people who caught the virus they spread it to another 116 residents.