Gov. Murphy warns restarting New Jersey too quickly could backfire

Gov. Phil Murphy says some models suggest New Jersey’s coronavirus crisis is reaching its peak, but others indicate the worst impact may still be weeks away.

News 12 Staff

Apr 13, 2020, 10:43 AM

Updated 1,470 days ago

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Gov. Murphy warns restarting New Jersey too quickly could backfire
Gov. Phil Murphy says some models suggest New Jersey’s coronavirus crisis is reaching its peak, but others indicate the worst impact may still be weeks away.
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Gov. Murphy said Sunday he is concerned reopening public places and relaxing social distancing too early could amount to pouring gasoline on a fire.
Murphy says health care recovery must occur before economic recovery takes place.
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He says his administration devoted significant attention this weekend to planning about how to keep people safe once restrictions begin to be lifted.
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AP wire services helped contribute to this report.


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