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New Jersey Will Eliminate School Mask Mandate For Children And Staff


Democratic New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy plans to lift the state’s school mask mandate for children and staffers.

Murphy is slated to make the announcement on Monday during a pandemic briefing in Trenton. The mandate will officially be lifted on March 7, an official with the governor’s office confirmed to Fox News Digital on Monday morning.

Murphy last renewed the school mask mandate last month by declaring a public health emergency.

“These requirements again give us no joy, but they’re the only responsible course of action at this time,” he said at the time.

Murphy hinted at ending the mask mandate for schools last week, as cases of the coronavirus plumm… (Read more)

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