EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ (AP) – Stating that COVID-19 outbreaks will multiply without the need to cover their faces in classrooms, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy said on Friday he required students, teachers and visitors to schools to wear masks indoors when the school year begins.
“This is not an announcement that pleases any of us – or me personally – but as the school year approaches and with the numbers rising rapidly, this is the one we need to make. “said Murphy, a Democrat running for reelection. Memorial Elementary in East Brunswick.