Governor Murphy just presented the steps he thinks the Garden State needs to take before life can become more normal. Other states are doing the same thing. Murphy added that everything would be coordinated with neighboring states: “This isn’t just about NJ. Rushing ahead of our partners would risk returning our entire region back into lockdown mode”.
He didn’t announce a timeline:
Until we give the public confidence that they should not be fearful, we cannot take further steps. A plan that is needlessly rushed is a plan that will needlessly fail.
If businesses like restaurants, barber shops and theaters reopen, but their customers stay home, there won’t be any point to reopening.
The PowerPoint version:
He skipped page 19 (is it a state secret?):