During an appearance on MSNBC's "Morning Joe", New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy said he would be signing an executive order Wednesday requiring masks or face coverings be worn both indoors and outdoors when social distancing is not possible.
"There's no question that face coverings are game changers, I think we were the first state in America to require them indoors. They've been strongly recommended out of doors. We're going to turn that up a notch today, and ask you if you can't socially distance, then it's going to be required."
Murphy stated the rate of transmission of COVID-19 started to creep up in New Jersey, and is now slightly over 1.0, mostly due to opening indoors. And he goes on to say, "We have to save as many lives as we can."
He also talks about school in the fall and why the casinos have opened: