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COVID-19 kills 117 more in New Jersey, with 20,000 new cases
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COVID-19 kills 117 more in New Jersey, with 20,000 new cases

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Less than two weeks after the winter term started, French teachers are already exhausted by the pressures of surging COVID-19 cases. On Thursday (January 13), French teachers are walking out in a nationwide strike organized by teacher’s unions to protest virus-linked class disruptions and ever-changing isolation rules.

Here’s an update of the COVID-19 numbers in the state:

New positive cases: 20,338

New deaths: 117

Total number of positive cases: 1,674,003

Total number of deaths: 26,984

Total vaccine doses administered: 13,213,818

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Rate of transmission: 1.29


Atlantic: 46,800 cases, 796 deaths, 354,719 doses administered

Cape May: 9,191 cases, 221 deaths, 128,015 doses administered

Cumberland: 26,117 cases, 497 deaths, 171,576 doses administered

Ocean: 120,081 cases, 2,393 deaths, 671,201 doses administered

Figures are as of 1 p.m. Jan. 13

Source: N.J. Department of Health


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