NJ Spotlight News

Newark starts 10-day voluntary lockdown to control COVID-19

Clip: 11/25/2020 | 3m 30s | Video has closed captioning.

Newark started its 10-day voluntary lockdown for non-essential businesses and a shelter-in-place advisory for residents at the impassioned request of Mayor Ras Baraka, who's trying to quash the rampant spread of COVID-19 across the city. Some neighborhoods show a more than 40% positivity rate, four times the state average. But compliance isn't mandatory.

Aired: 11/25/20

Rating: NR

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