The Galloway branch of the Atlantic County library system is closed due to a Covid exposure. Someone had been in the facility recently who tested positive for coronavirus, so the precaution was taken. Contact tracing began last Friday.
Cape May County is reporting 16 new coronavirus cases Monday. There are four communities each with more than 20 resident cases of the virus: Lower, Middle, and Upper townships, along with Ocean City. Five of the new cases are in Upper Township. There are only two non resident active cases.
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy rolled out his plan to implement vaccines for coronavirus once they are available. Murphy announced Monday that the goal for the state is to get 70 percent of eligible adults vaccinated. However, he says the state will likely not hit that number unless federal financial assistance becomes available.
Over two and a half million people have already voted in New Jersey. Governor Murphy made the announcement during his Covid-19 update Monday. That number represents 64 percent of the entire vote total from the last presidential election in 2016.
New Jersey is reporting 1,223 new cases of coronavirus on Monday, along with seven new deaths. State officials say the rate of transmission jumped up considerably to 1.23 percent, which is the highest mark in weeks. There are nearly 1,000 Covid-19 patients in the hospital.
Newark is going to close all indoor dining starting at 8pm, beginning on Tuesday. The mayor of New Jersey’s largest city issued a press release today saying all non-essential businesses will close at that time for the time being. Newark has seen a large spike in coronavirus cases recently.
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced Monday that he and his wife have both tested negative, again, for coroanvirus. Murphy says that out of an abundance of caution he will hold his daily Covid-19 briefing virtually, and not in person today.
The United States Coast Guard reports that approximately 55 tons of oil debris have been removed from Delaware beaches on the bay, and on the Atlantic coast. More than 100 personnel have responded to clean up the oil patties from the beaches. There have been no reports the oil has washed ashore in New Jersey.…
Lower Township Police are investigating the discovery of a pellet gun located inside a trash can near the Wawa convenience store in North Cape May. The discovery was made Sunday morning in the can, located near a bus stop. The weapon was a Crosman brand pellet gun. If you have any information about the weapon,…
Rain and wind from what will soon be Hurricane Zeta could visit the Jersey Cape on Friday. The National Hurricane Center believes the storm will hit the Gulf Coast Wednesday afternoon, and then travel on the mainland up to New Jersey by Friday. The storm will have remnants of the hurricane.