TRENTON, NJ -- At his daily COVID-19 press conference today, Gov. Phil Murphy announced that the state Attorney General Gurbir Grewal will bring a lawsuit against the city government of Asbury Park.
"We've tried to work with the governing body of Asbury Park to resolve the issue of indoor dining," said Murphy. "
Our rules are based on one principle – ensuring public health."
"Our transmission rate of #COVID19 has dropped to among the lowest in the country," the governor said. "Right now, the national news is reporting about other states witnessing spikes in COVID-19 cases and impacts – states which rushed to reopen. The foolhardiness of their actions is now being seen."
The governor also released guidance on the reopening of the following personal care businesses, which may now reopen on Monday, June 22:
- Beauty salons
- Barber shops
- Cosmetology shops
- Day & medical spas
- Electrology facilities
- Hair braiding shops
- Massage parlors
- Nail salons
- Tanning salons
- Tattoo parlors
The governor reported New Jersey had 495 new positive COVID-19 cases, bringing our total to 166,164.
Atlantic: 2,453 • Bergen: 18,743 • Burlington: 4,848 • Camden: 6,952 • Cape May: 664 • Cumberland: 2,645 • Essex: 18,295 • Gloucester: 2,379 • Hudson: 18,693 • Hunterdon: 1,034 • Mercer: 515 • Middlesex: 1,070 • Monmouth: 662 • Morris: 632 • Ocean: 807 • Passaic: 988 • Salem: 56 • Somerset: 433 • Sussex: 149 • Union: 1,112 • Warren: 138
- 415 patients reported in either critical or intensive care
- 300 ventilators in use
- 117 new #COVID19 hospitalizations yesterday
- 133 discharges yesterday
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