State officials rolled out the state’s COVID-19 vaccination plan when one becomes available, designed to provide equitable access, achieve maximum community protection and build public trust in advance of an approved vaccine.
The number of people who were not at all confident that a vaccine would be adequately tested for safety rose seven percentage points since the same question was asked in June.
The New Jersey Health Department updated an executive directive approving the use of antigen testing, which would allow for indoor visitation at long-term care facilities in every phase.
The Department of the Treasury reported that September revenue collections for the major taxes was down 4.4% from 2019 and down nearly 9% for the first quarter of the financial year.
Two of Murphy’s top aides, Deputy Chief of Staff Mike Delamater and senior adviser Dan Bryan, have tested positive for the coronavirus.
Murphy said he tested tested negative on Monday, but “will now, unfortunately, have to take myself off the field. “