Gov. Phil Murphy said Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press” that the “most recent and most prevalent” example was a wedding in Myrtle Beach from which New Jersey residents returned with the virus, but “we’ve got other cases that we’re running down.”
TODAY on #MTP: Gov. Phil Murphy (D-N.J.) tells @Mitchellreports that “we need a national strategy … masking is at the core of that.” #IfItsSunday@GovMurphy: “We went through hell, we cannot afford to go through hell again.” pic.twitter.com/ewFd3KjL7L
— Meet the Press (@MeetThePress) July 5, 2020
The governor said he believes a national strategy is needed to handle the virus, and mask-wearing has to be at the core of it. He said “if you’re leaving your house, put on a mask. I think it ought to be … a national requirement.”
New Jersey reported another 23 deaths associated with the coronavirus Sunday, bringing the statewide total of confirmed and probable deaths to 15,211 — 13,355 confirmed by lab tests and 1,856 considered probable.
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