Coronavirus News: NJ schools closed until May 15

AP logo
Thursday, April 16, 2020
RAW VIDEO: Gov. Murphy announces NJ schools to remain closed
Gov. Phil Murphy announces New Jersey schools will remain closed until May 15th at the earliest.

TRENTON, New Jersey -- New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy says schools will remain closed for at least another month.

The state's more than 600 school districts have been closed since March 16, with educators teaching remotely, because of the coronavirus outbreak.

New York is also closed until at least May 15, although Mayor de Blasio has said New York City schools will be closed for the rest of the academic year.

Neighboring Pennsylvania has closed schools through the rest of the year.



Grieving the lost: Tri-State residents who have died

New York state


New York City

Long Island


Where are the testing centers

See how our communities are making a difference

Free educational resources for parents and children

How you can help victims of coronavirus


Share your coronavirus story with Eyewitness News

Stimulus check scams and other coronavirus hoaxes

Coronavirus prevention: how clean are your hands?

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on coronavirus

Coronavirus cases by NJ county