COVID Report for NJ: 10/2

Yesterday, it was announced that President Donald Trump and the First Lady, Melania Trump, tested positive for the coronavirus. Recently, President Trump had visited New Jersey for a fundraiser in Bedminster, so Governor Murphy is urging those in attendance to get tested for COVID-19.

More generally, the state is experiencing an uptick in cases. On October 1st, the state reported 663 cases and five deaths. The rate of transmission remains above 1.00 at 1.16.

As a resident of NJ, Elias Neibart has been following the state’s response to COVID-19, and Neibart has been providing daily updates on the matter.

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