On the day that the state passed 200,000 coronavirus cases, health officials in New Jersey do not believe the recent increase in COVID-19 cases is an indication that a second wave has begun in the state.
State revenues continued to drop in August as New Jersey’s treasury department warned the end of federal aid is expected to impact the economy in the coming months.
State officials want New Jerseyans to keep up the practices that contained the spread of the coronavirus after back to back days of over 500 new cases.
“It’s exactly the type of situation we cannot have,” said Murphy at a press briefing Sept. 16. “It was irresponsible from top to bottom in every respect.”
Gov. Phil Murphy signed into law four measures that lawmakers believe will improve long-term care facilities that were at the heart of the coronavirus pandemic.
The bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus is offering a plan to help break the gridlock on the latest COVID-19 relief package and encourage negotiators to get back to the table.