Mar 15, 2020 - Health

Hoboken, New Jersey, imposes curfew amid state's second coronavirus death

A PATH train arrives at the 33rd Street Station from Hoboken, New Jersey during rush hour on March 12

A PATH train arrives at the 33rd Street Station from Hoboken, New Jersey, during rush hour in New York City on Thursday. Photo: Gary Hershorn/Corbis via Getty Images

The mayor of Hoboken, New Jersey, announced Saturday night a citywide curfew on all residents as the state confirmed its second death from the novel coronavirus.

Why it matters: The curfew, which will go into effect Monday from 10pm to 5am, is the latest drastic measure as city, state and federal officials scramble to curb the spread of the virus — which has reached every state except West Virginia as case numbers neared the 3,000 mark Sunday morning.

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