Tuesday was a milestone in the course of COVID-19 in New Jersey. The state reported no new lab-confirmed deaths from the disease caused by the coronavirus, marking the first time that at least one new fatality has not been confirmed since March 17, 2020. It should be noted that deaths attributed to the disease are often not confirmed until days or even weeks after they have occurred. Gov. Phil Murphy declared the public health emergency related to COVID-19 on March 9, 2020.
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