COVID-19 cases in Pa., NJ keep setting records; officials beg public to take precautions

PHILADELPHIA — As new coronavirus cases in Pennsylvania and New Jersey soar past levels that prompted shutdowns in the spring, state and local officials are responding by pleading with the public to be more careful, especially on Thanksgiving.“This virus has not taken a break and we cannot either,” New Jersey Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli said at a Thursday news conference. “Pandemic fatigue is a real threat to containing COVID-19.”In Camden County, New Jersey, Freeholder Jeff Nash said at a Thursday news conference that the county is “now reverting back to trends that we have not seen …

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