Congressman Jeff Van Drew announced that he is in support of the proposed coronavirus relief package. Van Drew says he would like to see financial support for individuals to keep them solvent, and loan forgiveness for small businesses. Van Drew is also asking for evictions and foreclosure moratoriums.
State health officials have updated New Jerseyans on the coronavirus. During a press conference Wednesday afternoon, there were zero reported cases in Cape May County, but there are 27 confirmed cases that still need to be assigned to a county. The number of confirmed cases in Atlantic County has risen from one, to three. There…
There are now 427 cases of coronavirus in the State of New Jersey. Governor Phil Murphy updated the state Wednesday afternoon on the actual numbers. There have been 162 additional positive test results provided to the State.
New Jersey State Senator Michael Testa will support bills Thursday that will help families who are struggling with the fallout from coronavirus. Testa calls the bills “pro-business, and pro-employee”. Various relief bills were approved in the State Assembly earlier this week.
South Jersey Gas announced Tuesday afternoon that it will be closing all of its customer service centers, including the one in Swainton. The centers, including the one in Swainton, will be closed through this coronavirus event.
There are now 267 confirmed cases of coronavirus in the Garden State. Health officials upped the number on Tuesday as more test results become available. There are still zero confirmed cases in Cape May, Cumberland, and Atlantic counties.
All indoor shopping malls in New Jersey are closing Tuesday at 8:00pm. It’s the latest directive to be provided by state in response to the coronavirus. Indoor entertainment centers are also ordered to close for the time being.
How busy was the state’s website for unemployment applications on Tuesday? The website crashed. Governor Phil Murphy says so many people who are now out of work due to the coronavirus crisis filed for benefits, and the website went down. It has since been restored.
If you need employment, Amazon is looking for you. NJ.com reports that Amazon will be hiring 100,000 people nationwide to work at fulfillment centers due to the high demand created by online shopping. Amazon operates ten fulfillment centers in New Jersey.
New Jersey now has three confirmed deaths from coronavirus. Governor Phil Murphy says an elderly man who was treated at the Hackensack University Medical Center for the virus has passed away.