Starting Friday, March 27th, elective surgeries will stop in the Garden State as coronavirus continues to spread.

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New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed an executive order Monday that suspends  surgeries on adults that can be put of to a later date without risking a patient's safety, reports. The suspension also extends to invasive dental procedures and elective oral surgery.

As of today, there are 2,844 positive cases of coronavirus in New Jersey. 21 residents have died.

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