A press conference will be held Monday and Governor Murphy is expected to announce that all public schools in New Jersey will be closed due to the coronavirus threat. Murphy held a conference call with reporters on Sunday and the state will tell the schools to have a singular message with announcing their closures. 1.4…
Rutgers University reports that one of its professors has coronavirus. An email was sent to students over the weekend alerting students that a biomedical engineering professor was exposed to the virus at a non Rutgers location in late February. The professor’s positive test came back during the weekend.
There are now 98 coronavirus cases in the Garden State, but so far none are in Cape May, Atlantic, or Cumberland counties. 31 new cases were reported on Sunday by New Jersey health officials. There are now coronavirus cases in 13 of the State’s 21 counties.
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy says it’s “inevitable” public schools in New Jersey will be closing, and soon. During an interview Sunday, Murphy says 400 school districts in the State already have notified the State about planned closures. He says more “draconian” steps will be taken soon by New Jersey.
Governor Phil Murphy has confirmed the second confirmed death from coronavirus in New Jersey. Murphy sent out a tweet Saturday night saying a woman from Monmouth County in her 50s is the second person to succumb to the virus in the Garden State. Murphy is encouraging residents to wash their hands, and continue the practice…
Civilians can no longer visit their loved ones behind bars. The New Jersey Department of Corrections announced that visitation to prisons will be suspended for 30 days starting Saturday at 5:00pm. The suspension is a reaction to the spread of the coronavirus.
There are now 69 coronavirus cases in the Garden State, with none reported in Cape May, Atlantic, or Cumberland counties. State health officials say 13 of the new cases are women, and six are men. The closest cases to our region remains in Monmouth and Camden counties
Catholic schools in the Diocese of Camden are closed for at least two weeks. Bishop Dennis Sullivan announced on Saturday that the closure is due to the outbreak of coronavirus. Remote learning will begin, and principals will be conducting outreach to parents to tell them how their children will be educated. Sullivan says the closure…
Municipal courts in the State of New Jersey are closed through March 27. The State announced on Saturday that court offices will be open, but municipal court dates will be cancelled at least through March 27 due to the coronavirus.
The all new American Dream Mall in northern New Jersey is shutting its doors as a precaution to the coronavirus. The mall is closing on Monday and anticipates being closed through the end of March.