11 NJ schools have reported COVID-19 outbreaks, new online dashboard shows

A class sits empty at the KT Murphy Elementary School on March 17, 2020 in Stamford, Connecticut.
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By 1010 WINS

TRENTON, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- Eleven schools in New Jersey have reported COVID-19 outbreaks since they reopened to staff members and students, a newly-launched online dashboard focused on in-school transmission shows. 

The New Jersey Department of Health on Wednesday launched a dashboard that tracks confirmed outbreaks traced to in-school transmission by county, Gov. Phil Murphy said at a news briefing.