The statement came at a press briefing Nov. 12 as the second wave of COVID-19 continues to force new restrictions Murphy characterized as “surgical” in the Garden State.
“The second wave of coronavirus is no longer something off in the future,” said Murphy. “It’s coming in now.”
An FDU Poll recently found New Jerseyans seem less confident in the safety of a potential coronavirus vaccine.
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.
OPINION: The vote-by-mail primary held July 7 in New Jersey increased the number of people who voted. But the process was far from a success.
New Jersey is seeking to increase testing capacity and availability in the state as turnaround time continues to climb for the coronavirus.
As the number of protests and protestors grew in New Jersey this past weekend, state officials are watchful of a resurgence of COVID-19 cases. “Do we get concerned about a potential spike coming out of this? Yeah, it does concern us,” answered Gov. Phil Murphy at his daily briefing June 5.
The state’s COVID-19 testing capacity has reached a key milestone in Gov. Phil Murphy’s Road Back plan to reopen New Jersey.
The state’s COVID-19 testing capacity has reached a key milestone in reopening New Jersey, Gov. Phil Murphy stated at his daily briefing May 27.