New Jersey reported 1,798 new cases of coronavirus on Sunday, which is significantly lower than many previous days. There are 15 new confirmed deaths. To date, New Jersey has vaccinated 1.3 million residents with nearly 1 million first doses being provided.
Icy conditions contributed to a 19 vehicle accident on the Garden State Parkway Saturday evening. State police say the accident took place in the southbound lanes around 5:30pm. That section of the Parkway was closed for three hours as the scene was cleared.
New Jersey has announced 64 additional deaths from coronavirus. The announcement was made on Friday. Just under 3,300 new cases of the virus have been reported in New Jersey. The State has now exceeded 1.2 million vaccinations.
Parents and some guardians of high school athletes can start attending sports events that are indoors. Governor Phil Murphy made that announcement on Friday. His new executive order takes place immediately.
New Jersey has given out 1.19 million doses of the coronavirus vaccine to death. 904,399 are first doses, while the rest are second doses, meaning only 285,000 people are completely vaccinated. New Jersey reported just over 3,000 new cases on Thursday, along with 79 confirmed deaths.
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy may be ready to allow the parents of high school athletes attend games in person. NJ Advance Media reports the announcement could come as soon as Friday. Currently, all fans are prohibited from attending games in person.
For the second consecutive year, commencement exercises at Rutgers University will be virtual, and non in person. School officials announced Thursday that the decision while disappointing, is necessary as the pandemic continues into its second year. NBC’s Lester Holt was last year’s commencement speaker.
State Senator Mike Testa is among a group of lawmakers who are sponsoring a bipartisan bill that will bring economic relief to small businesses impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. The measure will allocated $300 million to the New Jersey Economic Authority to assist small businesses who have suffered. Money would also be made available to…
The number of coronavirus deaths in the Garden State has now officially surpassed the 20,000 mark. State officials announced Wednesday that there were 88 additional confirmed deaths from the virus. The trends in the virus are slowing, and Governor Murphy is open to the possibility of relaxing more executive orders in the coming weeks.
CVS and Rite Aid will start accepting appointments for coronavirus vaccinations on Thursday in New Jersey. The chains will be getting the shots from the federal pharmacy partnership. The total number of doses coming to the two chains is 27,400.