New Jersey reported 46 new deaths from coronavirus on Tuesday. The number of new cases surged past 3,400, much higher than what was reported in recent days. The rate of transmission is still above one.
A longtime North Jersey police chief has been charged with directing officers to provide police escorts for a funeral home that he owns. State officials announced that charges were brought against Robert Kugler, the police chief in Saddle Brook. Kugler was charged with official misconduct and other offenses.
It was an unusual day on the Ben Franklin Bridge. A tractor trailer overturned earlier today, tossing thousands of onions onto the bridge span. The westbound lanes of the span experienced big delays as crews scooped up the onions that spilled on the bridge. Graphic courtesy of the Delaware River Port Authority social media page.
New Jersey has added another 2,201 coronavirus cases on Monday. State officials say there were 20 additional deaths. The rate of transmission is still over the magic number of one, but has held steady.
New Jersey has provided 2.5 million coronavirus vaccinations. New figures announced by the State on Monday shows that a half million vaccinations were provided within one week. The Atlantic City mega center is providing about 3,000 Pfizer vaccines daily.
New Jersey reported only 2,077 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, one of the lowest one day totals in recent months. There were 17 new deaths to report. New Jersey is closing in on 2.5 million vaccinations.
New Jersey is reporting 3,347 new cases of coronavirus on Friday. There are also 35 new deaths to report, according to health officials. There have been 2.3 million Covid-19 vaccinations provided in New Jersey as of today.
New Jersey has started to provide the Johnson and Johnson single-dose coronavirus vaccine. Governor Murphy was on hand Friday morning to watch the first shots delivered with the vaccine in Union City. The single-dose vaccines arrived earlier this week. Photo courtesy of Governor Murphy social media page.
New Jersey State Senator Sandra Cunningham has been formally charged with drunk driving after her vehicle collided with two parked cars in Jersey City. Cunningham was charged Thursday morning shortly after the accident. Reports say Cunningham was charged 16 years ago after she had another DWI-related accident.
It may finally happen. The Associated Press reports that New Jersey lawmakers may approve legislation that would increase the amount of dedicated funding for beach projects from $25 million annually to $50 million. This has long been the position of the Jersey Shore Partnership which has actively lobbied for an increase in funding for many…