NJ Spotlight News: October 5, 2020

NJ Spotlight News | October 5, 2020 | Full Episodes

State health leaders are racing against the clock and reaching out to guests who may have been exposed to the coronavirus at President Donald Trump’s Bedminster fundraiser last week. State and county health departments are working to contact trace more than 200 people who gathered for two separate events at the golf club.

Monday state health officials reported 522 new positive tests, pushing the statewide cumulative total to 208,713 with two new deaths and 16,138 total lives lost. The rate of transmission increased to 1.27 — the highest it’s been in two months.