Gov. Phil Murphy said a statewide shutdown to stop the spread of the coronavirus is still “on the table” but believes it can be avoided.
“This is a really, really big week. It’s almost an inflection point,” said Gov. Phil Murphy. “We’ve just got to find a way, folks, to both respect (the holidays) but do it responsibly.”
State officials expressed hope the coronavirus vaccines will arrive in New Jersey in the next month
“The early news of the effectiveness of these vaccines means that there may be light at the end of the tunnel,” said New Jersey Department of Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli.
Gov. Phil Murphy put the onus on Republicans in the U.S. Senate to help small businesses hurting because of the coronavirus pandemic in New Jersey.
New Jersey’s Department of Health provided guidelines to long-term care facilities on visitation policies for the holidays.
Even as the state’s health commissioner is warning against large family gatherings, New Jersey’s Department of Health provided guidelines to long-term care facilities on visitation policies for the holidays.
New Jersey recently committed $60 million in CARES Act funding to fulfill small business grants.
State officials gave their most detailed look behind the reasons they placed restrictions on youth sports and indoor dining in the last week.
State officials reported a six-month high of 3,877 of positive coronavirus tests Nov. 10.
Gov. Phil Murphy called the new COVID-19 cases announced “devastating” as the state’s health commissioner expects the daily New Jersey count in the thousands to be the new norm for the foreseeable future.
Gov. Phil Murphy announced new restrictions on dining and youth sports in New Jersey
“We’re taking steps today to mitigate the current increasing rate of spread,” said Murphy at a press briefing Nov. 9. “The last thing I want to do is shut our economy back down. Thankfully, we’re not at that point.”
More than 5,000 new coronavirus cases were reported in New Jersey over the weekend.