Schools Remain Closed to May 15th "Nobody wants to open the schools more than I do" stated Murphy

NEW JERSEY - Governor Murphy quickly dove into the details including the tragic figure of 3518 lives lost. This new total is more than the lives lost in New Jersey than during the first World War. The Press Conference started at 1PM.

"That is now officially more than the lives lost from fellow New Jerseyans in the first World War." said Governor Murphy. "God Bless their souls, each and every one of them. 3518 is already 3518 too many." Additional details:

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  • 4391 new positive cases
  • Total 75,317 positive tests
  • 8,224 Hospitalized
  • 2,014 critical
  • 1,645 on ventilatorss
  • 802 Successfully Discharged
  • 362 new deaths reported
  • 3518 death more than World War One

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