New Jersey is again reporting over 5,000 coronavirus cases over a 24 hour period. Governor Phil Murphy announced Monday that there are 51 additional deaths from the virus. The rate of transmission is now at 1.09 percent which suggests no slowing in the pandemic.
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy is expected to deliver his State of the State address Tuesday afternoon. Murphy is expected to talk at length about the State’s response to the coronavirus pandemic and discuss some of the financial ramifications it is having on New Jersey’s future budgets.
The news regarding coronavirus in the State on Sunday was largely poor. New Jersey reported 5,032 new cases of the virus along with 32 new deaths. The rate of transmission is back on the way up at 1.08 percent. Over the past week, the state has averaged over 5,000 new cases per day.
New Jersey broke its own single-day record for the most number of reported coronavirus cases in a single day. State officials confirmed on Saturday 6,435 new cases of the virus, and 102 additional deaths. The good news…the number of those in the hospital with Covid-19 dropped.
A law that would allow legal recreational marijuana use and possession in New Jersey has failed again in Trenton. NJ.com reports that a bill that would clean up previous legislation forwarded, and rejected, by Governor Murphy has failed in the State Senate. One of the issues is a provision if anyone under the age of…
New Jersey confirmed 6,314 new coronavirus cases on Thursday. State officials also report 123 new confirmed deaths. To date, there have been over 510,000 cases of the virus confirmed in New Jersey, or about one out of every 20 residents.
Congressman Jeff Van Drew is calling Wednesday’s protests at the United States Capitol Building “unacceptable, un-American, and disrespectful to democracy”. Van Drew issued a statement on social media late Wednesday afternoon after mobs came into the Capitol to disrupt the certification of votes for President-elect Joe Biden. Van Drew has asked President Trump to reach…
New Jersey State Police are providing support to law enforcement in Washington, DC. Governor Murphy deployed the troops on Wednesday at the request of officials in the nation’s capital. Murphy will also send National Guard troops, if necessary.
New Jersey can confirm another 104 deaths from coroanvirus. The statistics were released during a briefing held Wednesday afternoon. There are over 3,700 people hospitalized with the virus. Over 137,000 people have received vaccinations.
New Jersey is just shy of 500,000 total pcr coronavirus tests. Governor Phil Murphy made the announcement on social media today. There are 138 new deaths from the virus to report, along with 5,400 positive tests that came in over the past 24 hours.