A forest fire in Ocean County Sunday afternoon has resulted in nearly three dozen homes and businesses being damaged. The Garden State Parkway is now open in both directions, but Ocean County officials are asking people to avoid the Parkway, if possible. The area between exits 82 and 91 were most affected.
Starting Monday, a new classification of individuals is now eligible to get the coronavirus vaccine. State officials say those include New Jersey Transit and Motor Vehicle Commission workers, public and local transportation workers, and all public safety personnel, among others. Medical conditions between the ages of 16 and 64 have also been expanded to include…
A brush fire that consumed dozen of acres of woods near the Garden State Parkway in Ocean County closed a section of the Parkway to motorists. Homes and businesses along the Parkway in Lakewood were evacuated as the quick moving fire hit the region. One office building suffered significant damage.
There were only 15 confirmed deaths from coronavirus on Sunday in New Jersey. State officials say there were 2,800 new coronavirus cases reported. 2.955 million doses of vaccine have been distributed in the Garden State.
New Jersey has administered nearly three million doses of coronavirus vaccine to date. State officials announced over the weekend 2.9 doses have been administered, and close to one million people have had their second shot. The State’s rate of transmission remains slightly over one.
New Jersey reports 40 new cases of coronavirus on Friday. State officials say there were 3,544 new cases of the virus in the last 24 hours. Nearly one out of every nine residents of New Jersey are now fully vaccinated.
New Jersey has provided 2.7 million coronavirus vaccinations. State officials say nearly one million have been second doses. Officials believe there will be a big supply of doses coming into the State in the next few weeks.
The rate of transmission of coronavirus in the State of New Jersey is beginning to slide. State officials say the rate has dropped to 1.04; anything below the value of one means the virus is not spreading. There were 56 new coronavirus deaths reported in New Jersey on Wednesday.
Indoor gathering limits are going up on March 19th. Governor Murphy announced Wednesday that indoor limits will increase from ten to 25 people on that date, and outdoor gathering limits will double from 25 to 50 people. The numbers are a result of improving Covid-19 figures in the State of New Jersey.
Various capacity limits in the State of New Jersey will be relaxed in nine days. Governor Murphy announced Wednesday that indoor dining capacity is moving up from 35 percent to 50 percent. Also enjoying 50 percent capacity on March 19th will be bars, casinos, personal care services, and gyms.