Politico: New Jersey Covid-19 cases rising amid outbreaks fueled by large gatherings, house parties

Politico: New Jersey Covid-19 cases rising amid outbreaks fueled by large gatherings, house parties. “New Jersey reported 565 new cases of Covid-19 on Tuesday, its highest daily total since early June, a clear indication the state is far from being ‘out of the woods,’ Gov. Phil Murphy said. The state’s rate of transmission, a measure of how many people will likely be infected by each new patient, remains above 1.0, Murphy said during an unrelated press conference. That means the virus is spreading faster than it’s being contained. The current rate of transmission, he said, is 1.14.”