New Jersey now has 1,327 confirmed cases of coronavirus, including three in Cape May County. Governor Phil Murphy announced Saturday afternoon that there are 16 deaths attributable to the virus. Murphy says many thousands of additional cases are imminent.
Cape May County has recorded its third case of coronavirus. County officials say the third victim is a 62 year old woman who is isolated at home and recovering. The state will soon issue updated figures on the number of cases.
All libraries in the State of New Jersey are closed. Governor Phil Murphy made that announcement via social media on Saturday. Murphy will further update restrictions on the public during an address scheduled Saturday at 1:00pm.
If you come down with coronavirus, your employer cannot fire you in New Jersey. Governor Phil Murphy signed a bill in to law on Friday that prevents employers from firing anyone who has, or is likely to have, the coronavirus.
It appears that New Jersey will expand its social distancing restrictions over the weekend. During a press conference in Bergen County on Friday, Governor Murphy announced that further restrictions are likely to be announced on Saturday, with the restrictions in place Saturday night. A second coronavirus testing facility will be open at the PNC Arts…
Governor Phil Murphy says four states in the northeast, including New Jersey, need $100 billion in assistance. Murphy held a media event on Friday afternoon and announced that New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York, and Connecticut need the funding and the cash need is getting greater everyday.
There are now 890 cases of coronavirus in New Jersey, and 11 deaths. Governor Phil Murphy made the announcement about the increasing numbers during a press conference Friday in Bergen County. More positive tests are expected to drive this number up by the end of the day.
New Jersey has opened its first big coronavirus testing center. The center opened this morning in Paramus, Bergen County. Local police there report that the line to get through the center was three miles long Friday morning. The center will be open eight hours a day, seven days a week.
Gasoline prices continue to fall in Cape May County, and throughout the State of New Jersey. The Friday gas price survey released by Mid Atlantic AAA shows that the average price for a gallon of gas locally is $2.34. That remains 17 cents higher than the state average.
Starting Friday morning, you can no longer pour your own coffee at Wawa. The store announced that starting Friday at 5:00am, store associates are tasked with serving coffee to customers; you will no longer be able to prepare your own brew. All self service fountain beverages, Icee drinks, cappuccino and iced coffee machines are also…