New Jersey reported 898 new coronavirus cases Tuesday, bringing the state’s total to 140,743.
Gov. Phil Murphy said the last time New Jersey reported fewer than 1,000 new cases in a day was March 25.
Another 198 people died of complications from COVID-19. The state has now lost 9,508 residents to the pandemic.
N.J. to ramp up testing, contact tracing
New Jersey leaders say the state will be able to perform at least 20,000 COVID-19 tests a day by the end of May — nearly twice the roughly 12,000 daily tests administered at the end of April.