Gov. Murphy: COVID-19 Update, Travel Advisory, and Voter Registration

Noble Horvath

NEW JERSEY — Gov. Phil Murphy was in Union City Tuesday with Mayor Brian Stack to rally folks to fill out the 2020 Census. There are only eight days left to complete it — it’s quick, easy and safe, and can be done online. COVID-19 Gov. Murphy reported New Jersey […]

NEW JERSEY — Gov. Phil Murphy was in Union City Tuesday with Mayor Brian Stack to rally folks to fill out the 2020 Census. There are only eight days left to complete it — it’s quick, easy and safe, and can be done online.

COVID-19

Gov. Murphy reported New Jersey has 457 new positive cases, for a cumulative total of 200,580. There are also seven new confirmed COVID-19 deaths, occurring in the past 12 days, for a total of 14,285 lives lost.

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On Thursday, September 24, a virtual conversation with Murphy and Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, will be live-streamed on the governor’s Facebook page. Tune in at 11:15 a.m.

TRAVEL

If you’re traveling to New Jersey from what is considered an ‘impacted state,’ you should self-quarantine for 14 days upon arrival. As of Tuesday, the governor’s quarantine travel advisory applies to travel from 35 states and U.S. jurisdictions that meet the criteria. Arizona, Minnesota, Nevada, and Rhode Island were re-added, and Wyoming made the list for the first time.

Here is the full list:

AL, AK, AZ, AR, DE, FL, GA, GU, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NC, ND, OK, PR, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WV, WI, WY

NATIONAL VOTER REGISTRATION DAY

Gov. Murphy reminded folks on Facebook that it’s National Voter Registration Day, a nonpartisan civic holiday, and said it’s quite easy to register in New Jersey. One can register to vote and confirm their voter registration at nj.gov/state/elections.

October 13 is the deadline to register to vote in the November 3 General Election.

 

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