Vaccines are not yet available for kids under the age of 12, Gov. Murphy said, so the mask mandate remains in effect for all elementary and secondary schools in the state and he doesn't expect that to change in the fall.
More than half of the adult population in New Jersey is now considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The state remains well on pace to meet, and exceed, the 70% goal set by Gov. Phil Murphy when vaccinations began last December.