New Jersey will test all residents and staff at each of the five state developmental centers for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities next week, Gov. Phil Murphy said at a press conference today,
The state will use a saliva-based test created by Rutgers University, Murphy said.
New Jersey has had a total of 99,989 coronavirus cases, Murphy says –– and he expects that number to surpass 100,000 tomorrow. At least 5,368 people have died from the virus in the state, he said.