Update: This story has been updated with new data provided by the governor’s office.
As getting a coronavirus vaccine in New Jersey has become much easier, the state is starting to target towns where vaccine compliance is lagging, Gov. Phil Murphy said at his coronavirus briefing Monday.
Murphy spotlighted 16 municipalities with populations of more than 10,000 where fewer than 40% of eligible residents have received an initial dose. Murphy said the state is working with local officials to increase vaccination rates in these and other locations…..’