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New Jersey reports more than 2,900 new COVID-19 cases, 8 new deaths

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The number of newly reported Covid cases have dropped to their lowest level since March 2020, the World Health Organization said Wednesday, urging the world to seize the opportunity to end the pandemic. "We have never been in a better position to end the pandemic. We are not there yet, but the end is in sight," WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told reporters.

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

New positive cases: 2,907

New deaths: 8

Total positive cases: 2,308,401

Total number of deaths: 31,582

Total vaccine doses administered: 14,249,681

Rate of transmission: 1.04

CASES BY COUNTY

Atlantic: 64,981 cases, 983 deaths, 382,684 doses administered

Cape May: 12,958 cases, 273 deaths, 135,017 doses administered

Cumberland: 38,975 cases, 595 deaths, 188,357 doses administered

Ocean: 156,395 cases, 2,933 deaths, 706,131 doses administered

Source: N.J. Department of Health

Figures as of 1 p.m. Sept. 21

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