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Governor Phil Murphy holds a coronavirus briefing call with Vice President Mike Pence at the ROIC in Trenton on March 23, 2020.
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KYW Staff
March 24, 2020 - 12:48 pm
New Jersey is preparing for a huge drop in tax revenue from the hit to the economy from coronavirus, and Gov. Phil Murphy is putting nearly $1 billion in reserve to get ready. Read more here.
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Gov. Phil Murphy makes a major announcement during his daily coronavirus briefing on March 21, 2020, at Rutgers Law School in Newark.
Edwin J. Torres for Governor’s Office
KYW Staff
March 23, 2020 - 1:27 pm
New Jersey's Supreme Court has ordered that some county jail inmates be released in an effort to stem the spread of the new coronavirus. Meanwhile, Gov. Phil Murphy is calling for federal aid. Read more here.
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Gov. Phil Murphy
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KYW Staff
March 22, 2020 - 12:28 pm
Governor Phil Murphy took to ABC's "This Week" to once again urge residents to take social distancing seriously amid the coronavirus outbreak, and to appeal for more protective equipment for healthcare workers. Read more here.
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Cancellation notice on a classroom door
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David Madden
March 22, 2020 - 4:00 am
A Rutgers University research group looking at hospital bed capacity in South Jersey suggests the drastic actions imposed by the state to control crowd size and exposure to COVID-19 may just work, if given enough time. Read more here.
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Gov. Phil Murphy
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KYW Staff
March 21, 2020 - 1:28 pm
Gov. Phil Murphy has signed an order directing all New Jersey residents to stay at home. All gatherings are canceled, and all non-essential businesses must close their physical stores by 9 p.m. Saturday night. Read more here.
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Governor Phil Murphy announces extensive social distancing measures to mitigate further spread of COVID-19 on March 16, 2020, in Trenton.
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KYW Staff
March 20, 2020 - 2:26 pm
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy announced Friday the state has an additional 155 positive coronavirus cases, bringing the state total to 890. Read more here.
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New Jersey coronavirus curfew
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KYW Staff
March 19, 2020 - 12:39 pm
Cases of coronavirus reached a new high on Thursday: Gov. Phil Murphy reported 318 new cases, bringing the total to 742, including nine deaths. Read the latest here.
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Governor Phil Murphy holds a coronavirus briefing in Trenton on March 18, 2020.
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Brandon Brooks
March 19, 2020 - 11:55 am
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy joined KYW Newsradio for a live conversation to tell listeners where the state is in the fight against coronavirus. Listen and read more here.
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Gov. Phil Murphy
Danielle Parhizkaran/NorthJersey.com
KYW Staff
March 18, 2020 - 2:11 pm
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy announced Wednesday that an additional 162 residents have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, bringing the state total to 427. Read more here.
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Governor Phil Murphy announces extensive social distancing measures to mitigate further spread of COVID-19 on March 16, 2020, in Trenton.
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David Madden
March 17, 2020 - 2:19 pm
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy announced Tuesday that an additional 89 residents have tested positive, bringing the state total to 267. Read more here.
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