New Jersey now has 742 confirmed cases of coronavirus. Governor Phil Murphy provided the update during a noontime press conference on Thursday. Murphy says the state has expected the numbers to go up. Murphy expects the number to climb to the “many thousands”. There have been nine deaths confirmed in New Jersey.
Walmart is cutting its store hours nationwide to help stock shelves, and sanitize their buildings. Walmart announced today that all stores will be open from 7am until 8:30pm, starting today. Shopping time for elderly customers will also be reserved starting next week on Tuesdays.
The Small Business Association is offering long term, low interest loans to businesses who have to navigate through the Covid-19 crisis. The New Jersey Broadcasters Association, for which Coastal Broadcasting Systems is a member, has issued an alert for us to share to local businesses who may need help through these difficult times. Here is…
Consumption is less, so gasoline prices continue to fall in New Jersey. Mid Atlantic AAA reports that gasoline prices in Cape May County average $2.35 per gallon this week, which remains 16 cents higher than the national average. Gasoline prices locally have dropped by six cents per gallon this week.
Congressman Jeff Van Drew announced that he is in support of the proposed coronavirus relief package. Van Drew says he would like to see financial support for individuals to keep them solvent, and loan forgiveness for small businesses. Van Drew is also asking for evictions and foreclosure moratoriums.
State health officials have updated New Jerseyans on the coronavirus. During a press conference Wednesday afternoon, there were zero reported cases in Cape May County, but there are 27 confirmed cases that still need to be assigned to a county. The number of confirmed cases in Atlantic County has risen from one, to three. There…
There are now 427 cases of coronavirus in the State of New Jersey. Governor Phil Murphy updated the state Wednesday afternoon on the actual numbers. There have been 162 additional positive test results provided to the State.
New Jersey State Senator Michael Testa will support bills Thursday that will help families who are struggling with the fallout from coronavirus. Testa calls the bills “pro-business, and pro-employee”. Various relief bills were approved in the State Assembly earlier this week.
South Jersey Gas announced Tuesday afternoon that it will be closing all of its customer service centers, including the one in Swainton. The centers, including the one in Swainton, will be closed through this coronavirus event.
There are now 267 confirmed cases of coronavirus in the Garden State. Health officials upped the number on Tuesday as more test results become available. There are still zero confirmed cases in Cape May, Cumberland, and Atlantic counties.