New Jersey now reports 3,840 lives lost from coronavirus. State health officials released the new numbers Friday afternoon. This death toll is five times greater than the New Jersey lives lost on September 11, 2001. There are now 78,467 cases in the Garden State.
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy says the state may have to borrow “billions of dollars” in order to meet its obligations this year. Murphy confirmed Thursday that as much as $9 billion may have to be borrowed from the Federal Reserve this year. Murphy says New Jersey will have “serious cash flow challenges”.
The organization that runs high school sports in New Jersey says it’s still possible spring sports can happen, but if they do, it will likely be without tournaments. The NJSIAA issued a statement Thursday following Governor Phil Murphy’s decision to keep schools closed until at least May 15th. The Association says it has a model…
Public schools in New Jersey will remain closed until at least May 15th. Governor Phil Murphy announced the decision during his daily briefing on Thursday. Murphy says it will not be safe to re-open our schools or begin sports for at least four weeks.
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.