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.