Saturday, March 21, 2020

BREAKING: Gov. Murphy issues statewide LOCKDOWN effective tonight

GOVERNOR PHIL MURPHY ORDERS STATEWIDE LOCKDOWN EFFECTIVE 9:00 PM 

Breaking 3:00 pm from NJ.com:

Gov. Phil Murphy on Saturday announced he’s putting New Jersey into a virtual lockdown to combat the spread of the coronavirus, ordering New Jerseyans to stay at home except for necessary trips and mandating that all non-essential businesses close until further notice and others have people work from home.

The measures will go into effect 9 p.m. Saturday, Murphy said while announcing that the state now has 1,327 confirmed cases of the virus that has infected hundreds of thousands across the globe. There have now been 16 known deaths from the virus in New Jersey.
The governor said the actions are needed to limit human interaction in an effort to help slow the spread of the virus, which causes the illness COVID-19.
“We can no longer maintain a sense of business as usual,” Murphy said during a news briefing at Rutgers-Newark. "Just as it is no time to panic, it is time to be smart, transparent, aggressive." 


Governor Murphy ordered a statewide lockdown effective tonight.

New York reporting the most cases of the Chinese Communist Party Virus in the country, over 8,000. Over 5,000 of those cases are reportedly inside New York City. 

A combination drug therapy with a common antibiotic combined with Hydroxychloroquine is believed to show optimistic results in initial cases.

President Trump announced earlier today New York Governor Cuomo will received 10,000 doses for immediate use through actions he's taken to cut through red tape.