New Jersey has over 700 people in intensive care units in hospitals from Covid-19, the highest figure since late May. State officials confirm 4,805 new cases of coronavirus reported in the past 24 hours. The rate of transmission now stands at 1.13, and Governor Murphy believes that number may go up in the coming days.
New Jersey will be administering its first Covid-19 vaccines on Tuesday. Governor Murphy announced Sunday that the first doses will be administered at a hospital in Newark. The first 76,000 doses coming to New Jersey will be given to health care workers, and to long term care residents and staffers.
New Jersey has surpassed 400,000 total cases of coronavirus. Figures released Sunday show 4,170 new cases of the virus on Sunday, with two dozen additional deaths. New Jersey is closing on 16,000 deaths during the pandemic.
If you have to visit the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission office, you must have an appointment. The Commission announced that all of its offices are switching over to appointment-only scheduling to cut down on the number of people who visit. This policy goes into effect Monday.
New Jersey reported an additional 71 deaths from coronavirus on Saturday, along with 6,247 cases. There have been nearly 700 deaths from the virus this month alone, and we have already surpassed the number of deaths from the previous month. The rate of transmission continues to tick up.
A delivery driver for Amazon told police in Logan Township that he was tossing feces into the woods. Turned out, it was really about $300 worth of delivery packages. NJ Advance Media reports that a 23 year old driver from Delaware was spotted throwing a large box into the woods. Police think the driver was…
New Jersey added 5,370 new coronavirus cases on Thursday, along with 68 additional deaths. The State also reports 52 hospital deaths over the past 24 hours. The rate of transmission of the virus is back on the way up, at 1.12 percent. There have been over 386,000 cases of the virus in New Jersey since…
New Jersey Republican Party Chairman Doug Steinhardt is running for governor in 2021. Steinhardt announced this week that he’s seeking his party’s endorsement to challenge Phil Murphy, and he will very likely get it. NJ Advance Media reports that the official announcement comes tomorrow. Photo courtesy of New Jersey GOP website.
Atlantic City Electric is seeking a rate hike of 6.89 percent. The average residential customer would pay an additional nine dollars per month for electricity, if approved. The utility justifies the rate hike due to various infrastructure improvements that have resulted in record reliability.
Unemployment for tens of thousands of New Jersey residents has been extended another 20 weeks by Governor Murphy. Murphy signed a bill late Wednesday that will extend the benefits for these individuals who have not been able to find a job during the pandemic. The bill sailed through both the Assembly and Senate with zero…