A man lost his life on the beaches of Sandy Hook Sunday night. NJ Advance Media reports that that man swam out to a sandbar around 7pm and was not able to swim back to shore. The man was rushed to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. Lifeguards went off duty one hour…
The number of hospitalizations from coronavirus in New Jersey are increasing. For the first time in months, New Jersey has over 800 patients with the virus who are hospitalized. The State again reported on Monday more than 1,000 new cases of the virus. Cape May County remains in a high transmission area.
Just when businesses in New Jersey begin to recover from the pandemic, here comes some bad news. NJ.com reports that New Jersey businesses could be facing a quarter of a billion increase in the payroll tax to help fund the unemployment program. The new higher tax rate is expected to take effect on October 1st.
There has been another small increase in the number of coronavirus cases in the Garden State. New figures released Thursday show 1,697 cases of the virus added, along with eight new deaths. The number of hospitalizations from the virus is going up as well.
As New Jersey braces for another surge of Covid-19, the State’s chief executive has decided to send over 700,000 masks to India. Governor Murphy announced on social media Tuesday afternoon that he was sending the NK95 and N95 masks to India, saying “we’re committed to supporting India in whatever form we can as they battle…
New Jersey added 1,392 new cases of coronavirus over the past 24 hours. Governor Murphy announced that there were nine new confirmed deaths. Over 5.3 million New Jerseyans are vaccinated.
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy again defended his decision today to require all students and educators to wear masks at the beginning of the school year. Murphy says this is not a political decision, but a practical decision. He says a few children under the age of 18 are hospitalized with Covid in New Jersey…
The latest CDC guidelines show that masks should be worn inside in all 21 New Jersey counties. Cape May County is one of nine in the State with a high rate of coronavirus transmission. Cape May County has over 300 active cases of Covid-19 among residents.
Students and teachers will both be required to wear masks inside school facilities when the school year starts. Governor Murphy sparked a political debate over the effectiveness of masks when he made the announcement Friday, and immediately became the target of GOP attacks. Some protestors appeared at the announcement denouncing the Governor’s message.
Some retail stores and chain restaurants are now requiring customers and employees to mask up. McDonald’s and Apple stores are requiring everyone to wear a mask; stores that now require employees to wear a mask include Acme, Home Depot, Starbucks, Lowe’s, and Wawa. Other locations in select areas include TJ Maxx, Kohl’s, and Marshalls.