New Jersey has reported more than 20,000 confirmed Covid-19 cases on Tuesday, which is almost double the over 11,000 cases reported on Monday and a new record.
Tuesday's confirmed case count of 20,483 is the highest of the pandemic, beating out the previous high of 16,626 confirmed cases on Dec. 25, according to state data. The state's rate of transmission currently sits at 1.76.
In addition to Tuesday's confirmed cases, the state also reported 6,590 probable cases through antigen testing.
A little under 3,300 people were reported hospitalized Tuesday, which is about 10% higher than Monday.