Murphy was in contact over the weekend with someone who has since tested positive. His tests have all been negative.READ MORE: Bronx District Attorney Says 3 NYPD Officers Did Not Use Excessive Force In 16-Year-Old's Arrest
Hospitalizations from the coronavirus are now the highest they’ve been in three months in New Jersey.
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On Thursday morning, the governor spoke about whether the increasing transmission rate could shut down businesses again.
“We’re going to do everything we can to not do that. Listen, I believe we’ve responsibly, step by step, opened our state back up again,” he said Thursday. “We still have limited capacities, admittedly, on things like indoor dining, on gyms, on indoor entertainment, for sure. But we have come a long way since we started to reopen in May, and I hope we not only stay that way, but the numbers get better sooner than later.”
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