Days after her endorsement of Gov. Phil Murphy, Vice President Kamala Harris paid a visit to New Jersey Friday to lend support to the governor’s re-election campaign and to push the Biden administration’s own agenda. She was touting the administration’s Build Back Better plan, with a focus on child care and a pledge to lower costs through the trillion dollar bill.
Friday, officials announced 1,661 positive cases and 19 new deaths. Since the start of the pandemic, there have been 1,014,968 cases in the state and 27,570 confirmed and probable deaths.