As cases rise, Dr. Anthony Fauci is getting increasingly worried about trends in Midwestern states. Unfortunately, New York City — the former epicenter of the crisis — is also experiencing a surge. However, in New York’s neighboring state, New Jersey, the rate of transmission had dropped, again.

As a resident of New Jersey and an employee in New York City, Elias Neibart has been following how COVID-19 has affected his state. He provides daily updates on Medium.

Elias Neibart is a graduate of Emory University in Atlanta, Georiga.