The update continues the state’s policy originally developed with New York, who recently altered theirs for a more active approach in an attempt to contain the spread of COVID-19.
Gov. Phil Murphy joined his fellow governors in New York and Connecticut in announcing travel restrictions for those entering the tri-state region
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, and Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont announced a joint incoming travel advisory June 24 that all individuals traveling from states with significant community spread of COVID-19 quarantine for a 14-day period.
With the state rolling out its next steps to reopening the state, Gov. Phil Murphy was quick to remind residents there is still a lot of work to be done to defeat the coronavirus.
New Jersey hospitals will receive $1.7 billion from the federal government as part of The CARES Act. The money being distributed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is directed to the 395 hospitals hardest hit nationally by COVID-19. Of those, 53 in New Jersey qualified, the second-largest amount of funding awarded only behind New York.
Gov. Phil Murphy admonished Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) for floating the idea states would be better off going into bankruptcy as a result of a financial crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
New Jersey will be part of a seven state regional approach when it comes time to ease restrictions to restart the economy without causing the coronavirus pandemic to escalate again.
Gov. Phil Murphy ordered all state and county parks closed indefinitely due to the coronavirus outbreak. The order is a result of people gathering in
“We must put an end to business as usual.” When Gov. Phil Murphy said those words, he was reacting to how people needed to adjust