Further restrictions are anticipated today by Governor Phil Murphy regarding coronavirus. Sources say Murphy is expected to restrict construction in some fashion during his daily media update today, and he may also call for further social distancing requirements.
The days of you strolling into your Acme Supermarket unfettered to get what you need are over. Acme announced that all of its stores will practice social distancing, and now allow only 20 percent of the anticipated volume inside the stores. There are 73 Acmes in New Jersey, several in Cape May County.
All county and state parks and forests are now closed in the State of New Jersey. Governor Phil Murphy closed all of these facilities on Tuesday during his daily address on the coronavirus pandemic. Murphy says he’s seen on too many occasions that people have been violating the social distancing in parks and forests, so…
New Jersey’s public health emergency has been extended by the State. This ensures that the emergency goes into the early part of May, and emergency planning continues. Governor Phil Murphy says the state of emergency also continues without an end date in sight.
Governor Phil Murphy does not believe graduation ceremonies at local high schools will occur this spring. When asked about it, Murphy said “I just personally don’t see it, I hope I’m wrong”. Murphy says social distancing measures will bleed into May.
The coronavirus death toll in New Jersey continues to climb. There are now 1,232 people dead as a result of the pandemic in New Jersey, and the total number of cases has exceeded 44,000. Governor Phil Murphy says ten percent of the fatalities have occurred at long term facilities.
Retired state workers can return to the public sector without negatively impacting their pensions. Governor Phil Murphy signed a new executive order that allows workers to return to work to help fight the coronavirus pandemic.
Governor Phil Murphy predicts that the impacts relating to Covid-19 will get worse over the next two weeks before they get better. Murphy also stated during his Monday briefing that he expects the effects of the pandemic will “spill meaningfully into the summer”. New Jersey projects up to a half million cases of the virus.
More than 1,000 New Jerseyans have died as a result of coronavirus. New figures released by the New Jersey Department of Health Monday put the death toll at 1,003 and 41,090 total cases of Covid-19. Over 47,000 people have tested negative for the virus.
A second person has died in Cape May County from coronavirus. This time the announcement was made by the New Jersey Department of Health, which has listed on its website a second death in our county, and an increase in Covid-19 cases to 77. There are now 917 deaths reported statewide, and 37,505 confirmed cases…