CDC: 2 more NJ counties considered areas of ‘high risk of transmission’ for coronavirus

A total of 13 of 21 New Jersey counties are now high risk of transmission area. The rest are considered to be substantial risk.

News 12 Staff

Aug 14, 2021, 12:32 PM

Updated 977 days ago

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Two more North Jersey counties have labeled as places with high risk of transmission.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says Essex and Union counties have now reached that category.
A total of 13 of 21 New Jersey counties are now high risk of transmission area.
The rest are considered to be substantial risk.
The CDC urges people to wear masks in both areas even if they are vaccinated.


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