New Jersey’s public health emergency has been extended for another 30 days. Governor Murphy announced the extension over the weekend and cites the rising numbers of daily coronavirus cases, and deaths. Over 227,000 cases of the virus have been reported in the Garden State to date.
New Jersey reported 1,139 new coronavirus cases Friday. The state also announced 11 new deaths from the virus. The rate of transmission is at 1.17 percent, which is slightly higher than what the state is looking for as any rate below one means the virus spread is slowing.
There are nearly 1,200 new cases of coronavirus reported Thursday in New Jersey. State health officials say there are 18 new deaths from the virus. New Jersey has had more than 1,000 cases of the virus reported each of the past five days.
Delaware’s Delaware Bay coastline has been impacted this week by globs of oil that have come ashore. The United States Coast Guard reported that an incident command has been established as oil has washed up from Cape Henlopen to Fowler Beach. There are 75 contractors reponding. Photo courtesy of the United States Coast Guard.
Over two million New Jersey residents have already voted in the 2020 election. Governor Murphy announced on his social media page that this represents a little over half of all the ballots that were cast in the last presidential election four years ago.
New Jersey has 1,062 new cases of coronavirus Wednesday. State health officials say the total is now over 223,000 cases. There are 18 new deaths to report statewide.
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy walked off the stage at a public event Wednesday after he learned he came in contact with someone who tested positive for coronavirus. NJ.com reports that Murphy attended an event in Camden County when he learned that someone he came in contact with over the weekend has the virus. Murphy…
New Jersey added 13 deaths from coronavirus on Tuesday. State health officials also confirmed over 1,000 new cases of the virus on the same day. The rate of transmission continues to decrease slightly.
Indoor dining capacities will likely not be expanded this week. Governor Murphy said last night that it’s unlikely that indoor dining capacity may increase this week. There have been suggestions by Murphy that he wants to increase indoor dining past 25 percent capacity even though coronavirus cases have essentially doubled per day over the past…
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy has vetoed bills that would require all police officers to wear body cameras. Murphy says it’s something he supports, but police departments must be able to afford the cameras before being required to have them.