UNION CITY, NJ - In Union City Tuesday to rally folks to fill out the 2020 Census, Governor Phil Murphy provided an update on the state's COVID-19 metrics, travel advisories, and voter registration initiatives.

COVID-19

Murphy reported New Jersey has 457 new positive cases, for a cumulative total of 200,580. There are also seven new confirmed COVID-19 deaths, occurring in the past 12 days, for a total of 14,285 lives lost.

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On Thursday, September 24, a virtual conversation with Murphy and Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, will be live-streamed on the governor's Facebook page at 11:15 a.m.

Travel Advisories

Those traveling to New Jersey from what is considered an 'impacted state' are asked to self-quarantine for 14 days upon arrival. As of Tuesday, the governor's quarantine travel advisory applies to travel from 35 states and U.S. jurisdictions that meet the criteria. Arizona, Minnesota, Nevada, and Rhode Island were re-added, and Wyoming made the list for the first time.

The full list includes:

AL, AK, AZ, AR, DE, FL, GA, GU, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NC, ND, OK, PR, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WV, WI, WY

National Voter Registration Day

Murphy reminded folks on Facebook that it’s National Voter Registration Day, a nonpartisan civic holiday, and said it's quite easy to register in New Jersey. One can register to vote and confirm their voter registration at nj.gov/state/elections.

October 13 is the deadline to register to vote in the November 3 General Election.