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New Jersey declares emergency amid coronavirus spread


TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy declared a state of emergency Monday to help the state address the spread of the new coronavirus.

The declaration allows state agencies and departments to use state resources to assist affected communities. The Democrat's executive order declaring a state of emergency and a public health emergency came on a day when five more cases of COVID-19 were identified, bringing New Jersey's total to 11.

"The State of New Jersey is committed to deploying every available resource, across all levels of government, to help respond to the spread of COV...

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