March 16, 2020: NJTV News with Mary Alice Williams

As of 3 p.m. Monday, the state Department of Health is reporting 80 new cases of the COVID-19 virus with 178 total in New Jersey and still 2 deaths. These cases are in 14 out of 21 counties. To help stop the spread, Gov. Phil Murphy is asking everyone to simply stay home, and he’s imposing a statewide curfew for residents and discouraging all non-essential travel. The governor is banning public gatherings of 50 people or more, mirroring a recommendtion by the CDC Sunday night. Late Monday afternoon, Murphy announced all public and private schools — including colleges — will close beginning Wednesday.