Gov. Murphy: New Jersey is still 'a number of weeks away' from ending lockdown

Gov. Phil Murphy says News Jersey is still "a number of weeks away" from even beginning the process of ending its coronavirus lockdown.

News 12 Staff

Apr 26, 2020, 7:27 PM

Updated 1,540 days ago

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Gov. Phil Murphy says News Jersey is still "a number of weeks away" from even beginning the process of ending its coronavirus lockdown.
Gov. Murphy did not hold a news conference Sunday, but he appeared on NBC's "Meet the Press."
The state reported more than 3,700 positive cases overnight, for a total of nearly 110,000.
The state recorded another 75 deaths, with the total being close to 6,000. The death toll in New Jersey ranks seventh in the world.
Gov. Murphy says more than 6,500 cases are hospitalized patients. More than 1,800 of them are in critical or intensive care. Over 1,400 remain on ventilators.
The governor is also asking for an increase in testing across the state.
Many people are still without proper access to testing sites, or long wait times to confirm if they have the virus.
The Rutgers University saliva test can yield results in 48 hours, having the potential to double daily testing.
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