Atlantic City Police have announced two arrests in connection with the shooting of a nine year old child last month. Two 17 year old suspects have been charged, one from Atlantic City and the other from Vineland. The girl was shot in the foot in early September.
Cape May County has 14 additional coronavirus cases. County officials announced Tuesday that there were four cases apiece in Ocean City, and in Lower Township. The County currently has 118 resident cases.
Wildwood has reopened its department of recreation. Director Rich Hans announced on the city’s website that a Covid-19 self-checker will be required for every individual. Temperatures will also be taken at the front desk.
Middle Township will be holding a land sale Thursday morning. Township officials have notification regarding the sale on the municipal website. The auction will be held by the Township’s chief financial officer at 10:00am.
There are over 1,600 new cases of coronavirus cases in the state on Tuesday. State health officials report 14 new deaths as well. Governor Murphy calls the numbers “sobering”. He reminded people today that the pandemic still must be taken “seriously”.
The Galloway branch of the Atlantic County library system is closed due to a Covid exposure. Someone had been in the facility recently who tested positive for coronavirus, so the precaution was taken. Contact tracing began last Friday.
Cape May County is reporting 16 new coronavirus cases Monday. There are four communities each with more than 20 resident cases of the virus: Lower, Middle, and Upper townships, along with Ocean City. Five of the new cases are in Upper Township. There are only two non resident active cases.
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy rolled out his plan to implement vaccines for coronavirus once they are available. Murphy announced Monday that the goal for the state is to get 70 percent of eligible adults vaccinated. However, he says the state will likely not hit that number unless federal financial assistance becomes available.
Over two and a half million people have already voted in New Jersey. Governor Murphy made the announcement during his Covid-19 update Monday. That number represents 64 percent of the entire vote total from the last presidential election in 2016.
New Jersey is reporting 1,223 new cases of coronavirus on Monday, along with seven new deaths. State officials say the rate of transmission jumped up considerably to 1.23 percent, which is the highest mark in weeks. There are nearly 1,000 Covid-19 patients in the hospital.