Once again, New Jersey has surpassed 3,000 cases of coronavirus in one day. New state figures released Thursday show 3,517 new cases of the virus statewide, and 18 new deaths. State officials say these numbers should sound an alarming wake up call for citizens to be extra careful during the pandemic.
Governor Phil Murphy announced a new rule Thursday that would allow your town or county to impose an 8:00pm curfew on non-essential businesses. Murphy says towns and counties are under no obligation to impose this curfew.
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy said Thursday morning that schools will not soon be ordered to go to all-virtual platforms. Murphy appeared on the “Today” show on NBC Thursday morning and said the back to school program in the state has worked well. Back in March, Murphy all school buildings closed due to the coronavirus…
New restrictions as a result of the spread of coronavirus go into effect today. Starting today, no business in New Jersey may serve food or alcoholic drinks between the hours of 10:00pm and 5:00am. Bar stools are also eliminated from businesses. However, outdoor service can continue beyond these hours and take out is also available.
Governor Phil Murphy on Wednesday committed an additional $60 million in CARES Act funding for small businesses in the Garden State. This funding is in addition to $70 million in federal funds already allocated for the current phase of the program. Phase 3 significantly expands eligibility for the grant program.
There were 3,078 new cases of coronavirus reported by the State on Wednesday. 15 additional deaths were reported, and hospitalizations are on the way up. Over 16,000 state residents have died from this virus.
New Jersey is reporting 3,877 new cases of coronavirus on Tuesday. State officials say we are now averaging well over 2,000 cases per day during the resurgence of the pandemic. There are 21 additional deaths reported. Governor Murphy calls the numbers “devastating”.
New Jersey State Senator Michael Testa is again calling Governor Murphy to the carpet over his latest executive order that prohibits inside dining or drinking between the hours of 10:00pm and 5:00am. Testa says Murphy is using a one size, fits all approach to reducing the coronavirus spread throughout the state. Casinos will also be…
New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney says no one should be arrested in New Jersey for having minimal amounts of marijuana in their possession. NJ.com reports that Sweeney does not believe arrests should occur now that state residents have overwhelmingly voted in favor of legalizing recreational marijuana.
Nearly two and a half million face masks will be delivered to schools throughout New Jersey. Governor Murphy says the masks are coming from the feds and will be made available to both students and staff around the state. Masks will be prioritized to low income areas first.