By CBS3 Staff

TRENTON, N.J. (CBS) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy and health officials are urging people to limit their New Year’s celebrations this year amid the pandemic.

“We urge you to keep it to a small gathering of only your immediate household. This is not the year for a wild New Year’s Eve party, I hope that year comes again soon. Even Times Square in New York City will be empty,” Murphy said.

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Gov. Murphy also said that the state is seeing improvement in some of the numbers out of hospitals, but that it’s unclear right now if it’s a trend.


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