NJ Spotlight News

Murphy to lift school mask mandate, critics want it gone now

Clip: 02/07/2022 | 5m 41s | Video has closed captioning.

Gov. Murphy announced he’ll rescind his intensely-controversial mask mandate for both schools and childcare centers on March 7. With declining COVID-19 cases and rising vaccination rates, Gov. Murphy said, "This is not a declaration of victory, as much as an acknowledgment that we can responsibly live with this thing ... Perhaps most importantly, this is a huge step back to normalcy for our kids."

Aired: 02/07/22

Rating: NR

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