New Jersey will relax the restrictions on indoor and outdoor gatherings starting Monday, May 10th. Governor Murphy announced Monday that outdoor gatherings will now be capped at 500 people, and indoor gatherings are going up for certain circumstances. Murphy did not increase the ability for restaurants to offer more indoor dining, but he believes that…
New Jersey has over 2.8 million people fully vaccinated against coronavirus. State officials say they are at 60 percent of their goal to achieve a certain vaccination mark by the end of June. Hospitalizations are down by 25 percent since earlier this month.
Over 6.5 million coronavirus vaccinations have been administered in the Garden State. State officials now say there are over 2.7 million people fully vaccinated against Covid-19 in New Jersey. Only 1,516 new cases of the virus were reported on Sunday.
Some potentially major news may be coming Monday regarding New Jersey’s coronavirus restrictions. Governor Phil Murphy teased that news on his social media pages Sunday afternoon. Murphy says “we are ready to move forward”. He calls Monday’s announcement “major”.
Two people lost their lives Thursday night during an accident on the New Jersey Turnpike in Mercer County. Authorities say a truck carrying watermelons was involved in the accident, and the fruit was spilled all over the highway. The truck hit a bridge abutment and the driver and passenger were both killed.
New Jersey reported 2,895 new coronavirus cases on Thursday. The state continues on most days to have a daily new caseload under 3,000. That appears to show a trend in the right direction. 31 new deaths were reported on Thursday. Governor Phil Murphy is expected to ease safety restrictions next week.
New Jersey reports that nearly 2.6 million people in the state are now fully vaccinated against coronavirus. State officials say about 37% of all adults have the vaccine. On Wednesday, 46 new confirmed deaths were reported along with just under 3,000 cases.
New Jersey had fewer than 2,400 new coronavirus cases to report on Tuesday. Governor Phil Murphy told reporters today that the numbers are trending in the right direction and there could be more news regarding various restrictions being relaxed. Today, the Atlantic City megasite vaccination center was accepting walk ins. More than a third of…
A republican lawmaker in Trenton has introduced a bill that would prohibit the creation of so-called “vaccination passports” that provide special liberties to those who have been vaccinated against Covid-19. The passports would be prohibited by both public entities and private businesses.
New Jersey Attorney General Gubir Grewal has issued a directive to law enforcement personnel that instructs prosecutors to waive the mandatory minimum prison sentences for non-violent drug offenders. The new directive deals with current and past cases. Governor Phil Murphy says “we cannot ignore the unjust and racially disparate impact” of these mandatory sentences.