Coronavirus deaths in NJ reach 355; over 22,000 total cases

New Jersey slashed regulations for some health care providers to make it easier for them to work confronting the coronavirus, Gov. Phil Murphy said Wednesday, as the death toll from the virus more than doubled to 355 since earlier this week.

NJ has 2nd-biggest coronavirus caseload in US

New Jersey has become No. 2 in the nation for positive COVID-19 results. The governor said the state's number of positive cases climbed overnight by more than 800 and stands at nearly 3,700.