Here’s how many people could be infected with coronavirus in N.J.

According to NJ Advance Media modeling based on data from a Rutgers University study, more than 1 in 7 New Jerseyans could be infected and symptomatic with coronavirus this year if further social distancing measures aren’t enacted. Use the slider tool to see how different scenarios could affect the spread.

Degree of social distancing policy enacted in the future

On the low end, with no social distancing, each infected person would pass the virus on to around 4 others. On the very high end, near-total isolation, each infected person would pass the virus to 1.4 other people on average.

Projected number of active daily cases in N.J.

Projected number of total cases in N.J.

VISUALIZATION AND NUMERICAL ANALYSIS BY ARJUN KAKKAR