Up Close: NJ Gov. Phil Murphy addresses phase one reopening

ByBill Ritter and Eyewitness News WABC logo
Sunday, May 17, 2020
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy speaks on phase one reopening plans
New Jersey is set to reopen beaches starting Memorial Day Weekend.

NEW YORK (WABC) -- On Up Close this week, a closer look at the pandemic in New Jersey.

Governor Phil Murphy joins Bill Ritter to discuss the long battle to bend the curve on the number of cases and now plans to slowly reopen the state.

Dr. Jen Ashton shares her insights on the increasing number of children affected by a mystery childhood disease linked to COVID-19 - What we know and don't know about multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children.

Plus, with fewer flights and few drivers paying tolls, the Port Authority is facing financial problems. Executive director Rick Cotton joins us.

Segment 1 featuring Governor Phil Murphy is above.

Segment 2: ABC Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Jen Ashton

Pediatric Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome seen in children during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Segment 3: Executive Director of the Port Authority Rick Cotton

Rick Cotton addresses budget issues facing the agency and the need for funding.


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