Gov. Phil Murphy said Sunday on NBC's “Meet the Press" that the “most recent and most prevalent" example was a wedding in Myrtle Beach from which New Jersey residents returned with the virus, but “we’ve got other cases that we’re running down."
The governor said he believes a national strategy is needed to handle the virus, and mask wearing has to be at the core of it. He said “if you’re leaving your house, put on a mask. I think it ought to be ... a national requirement."
New Jersey reported another 23 deaths associated with the coronavirus Sunday, bringing the statewide total of confirmed and probable deaths to 15,211 — 13,355 confirmed by lab tests and 1,856 considered probable.