Minyvonne Burke7h ago / 5:46 PM UTCGov. Phil Murphy of New Jersey has issued a stay-at-home order for nearly all of the state’s 9 million residents.New Jersey now joins the list of other states ordering such sweeping restrictions in the bid to slow the spread of coronavirus.Read the full story here.Tom Winter and Susan Wagner7h ago / 5:21 PM UTCNYC: Only test those that are hospitalized as protective equipment ‘extremely limited’New York City’s hospitals are sounding the alarm about a critical lack of Personal Protective Equipment, PPE, and are limiting tests of COVID-19 to those that are hospitalized in the “epicenter” of the coronavirus outbreak and to stop testing outpatients, documents obtained by NBC News show.NBC News has reviewed a letter from NYU Medical Langone Hospital which says that the capacity to test for COVID-19 at labs in the region remains “critically limited.”The letter says that as of Friday NYU has told staff that the testing of COVID-19 was to be restricted to hospitalized patients only. In part, the letter says, because supplies of test swabs and other necessary testing components remains low.NYU’s directives come on the heals of a sweeping memorandum from the New York City Department of Health. The


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