New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy says indoor sports may continue, for now, in New Jersey. Murphy says indoor capacity limits include players and coaches, so many if not all fans will be prohibited from attending. Murphy also called out indoor hockey, saying that sport is not following the rules and unless things change, it could…
New Jersey has lost all of the ground it made up during the coronavirus pandemic. The state announced that the rate of transmission is now at 1.40 percent, and there were 2,232 new cases and 14 additional deaths on Monday. Five percent of the total cases during the entire pandemic have occurred over the past…
New Jersey is poised to lower both outdoor and indoor capacity limits per executive order. Governor Murphy announced that outdoor gathering limits would be dropping from 500 to potentially 100, and indoor capacity limits will move from 25 to just ten people. Indoor dining is expected to continue, and existing limits for religious gatherings and…
Governor Murphy and other governors from our region held an emergency, virtual summit Sunday to discuss ways of reducing the second wave of coronavirus in the northeast. Governors from New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Connecticut were all on the call. No new announcements were made, but many believe they are imminent.
New Jersey broke it’s day-old, all time record for the most number of new coronavirus cases in 24 hours. Sunday’s report by the state showed 4,540 cases of the virus in the Garden State. There are 18 new confirmed deaths. Over the two day weekend, New Jersey added nearly 9,000 new cases of the virus.
One person is dead as a result of a boating accident in the Raritan Bay over the weekend. Authorities say a capsized boat was found in the bay near Keyport on Saturday and one person was pulled from the water. The United States Coast Guard and other agencies responded to the incident.
New Jersey logged 4,395 new cases of coronavirus on Saturday, which is a new one-day record for the Garden State. 26 additional deaths were reported. These numbers almost certainly mean Governor Murphy will have more restrictions announced in the coming days. Murphy calls the numbers “alarming and concerning”.
New Jersey added nearly 3,400 new coronavirus cases on Friday. State officials say there are also 28 deaths reported over the past 24 hours from the virus. That is the highest one-day death total in nearly four months.
A key Senate committee advanced a measure Thursday that would no longer make it a crime if you possess up to six ounces of marijuana. The move comes as lawmakers attempt to decriminalize marijuana as quickly as possible now that voters have approved a referendum question that makes recreational pot sales possible.
Once again, New Jersey has surpassed 3,000 cases of coronavirus in one day. New state figures released Thursday show 3,517 new cases of the virus statewide, and 18 new deaths. State officials say these numbers should sound an alarming wake up call for citizens to be extra careful during the pandemic.