The number of coronavirus cases in the State of New Jersey has topped 75,000. Governor Phil Murphy made the announcement during his daily press event today. There are now 3,518 fatalities in New Jersey…more than the number of state residents who perished in World War I.
The Chief Executive Officer of New Jersey Transit has tested positive for Covid-19. Kevin Corbett is maintaining his regular schedule via an at-home quarantine, according to a press release. Corbett has not been in his office in nine days.
Nearly three quarters of a million people have applied for unemployment benefits in the State of New Jersey during the coronavirus pandemic. Many are still waiting their first payment from the State. State officials admit that the system cannot handle the large caseload and the computer mainframe that operates the claims is four decades old.
Scholastic aptitude testing for June, 2020 has been cancelled. The College Board announced that the SAT’s for June will not happen in New Jersey due to Covid-19. The tests were scheduled for June 6th.
New Jersey Attorney General Gubir Grewal announced that over 600 cases of price gouging related to coronavirus have been acted on by the State. The New Jersey Department of Consumer Affairs is not taking price gouging lightly, and 514 cease and desist letters have been issued to date. Nearly 3,000 complaints have been filed with…
New Jersey’s death toll attributable to coronavirus now stands at 3,156. Governor Phil Murphy announced that 351 new deaths are attributable to the virus. The total number of Covid-19 cases in New Jersey now stands at 71,030.
Governor Phil Murphy announced that he will present a revised budget message to the state legislature no later than August 25th. Murphy says he will sign a bill that will extend the current fiscal year through September 30th.
The State of New Jersey has reported an additional 365 deaths from coronavirus. The total death toll has now climbed to 2,805. The total number of cases in New Jersey has risen to 68,824. Governor Phil Murphy says another 2,051 individuals remain in critical or intensive care units.
Several bills are headed to the desk of Governor Phil Murphy to help the state respond to Covid-19. One bill would alleviate rent payments for small businesses up to three months, while another protects health insurance coverage for those who need it. Nearly 577,000 New Jerseyans have filed for unemployment benefits.
The State of New Jersey has extended the fiscal year until September 15th. Action taken by legislators on Monday is expected to be quickly signed into law by Governor Phil Murphy. This will also push the tax filing deadline to July 15th, courtesy of coronavirus.