Please wash your hands frequently and practice social distancing. We will get through this together.
— Governor Phil Murphy (@GovMurphy) March 15, 2020
A woman in her 50’s who was being treated at CentraState Medical Center in Freehold has succumbed to the virus, Governor Phil Murphy announced via twitter on Saturday night.
There have now been two deaths in New Jersey attributed to COVID-19.
“Please wash your hands frequently and practice social distancing,” Murphy tweeted.
There are now 69 cases of COVID-19 in New Jersey, as of Saturday evening and the number is expected to increase.