There are 356 new cases of coronavirus reported in New Jersey Wednesday. State health officials also reported seven deaths, and affirmed that the rate of transmission remains slightly above one percent. New Jersey has nearly 195,000 cases of the virus during the pandemic.
Overnight bridge closures have begun this week on the county’s 96th Street Bridge that connects Stone Harbor to Middle Township. The overnight closures last during the week this week and possibly go into next week. Traffic is being detoured through Avalon, and the bridge opens each morning at 6:00am.
While you were sleeping, New Jersey experienced a 3.1 magnitude earthquake. The earthquake was just west of Asbury Park in Monmouth County. It happened around 2:00am today, there are no reports of injuries or damage.
Back to school began Tuesday in Cape May County with students returning to the classroom, and firing up their laptops for remote learning. Middle Township High School was among the school districts holding in-person instruction on Tuesday. The school district reports on its social media page that the high school had a smooth opening day.…
Governor Murphy overruled the New Jersey Turnpike Authority and reversed a plan to take down American flags put up by the public on Turnpike and Parkway overpasses. Murphy says he suspended that for the time being. The New Jersey Turnpike Authority planned to take down all of the flags that were put up following 9/11…
Cape May County has 105 coronavirus cases, and most of them are on mainland communities. 67 of the county’s active cases are in Lower, Middle, Upper, and Dennis townships, and Woodbine. Six new resident cases were reported on Tuesday with the only new case in Middle Township.
New Jersey has reported five additional deaths from coronavirus. However, Governor Murphy confirmed that these deaths took place two months ago. There were 284 new cases of the virus reported Tuesday. The rate of transmission has ticked up to 1.1 percent, and that’s largely due to a high volume of tests that have been conducted…
New Jersey has 723 approved school reopening plans. The announcement was made Tuesday by Governor Phil Murphy during his coronavirus briefing. Murphy says 69 school districts are starting the year with all in-classroom learning.
New Jersey has once again added the states of Delaware and Maryland to the quarantine list. State officials announced Tuesday morning that those two states join Ohio and West Virginia as quarantine states. Anyone who visits these states are asked to get tested for Covid-19 and quarantine for 14 days.
Ocean City Police have released photos of a man who is wanted by police for allegedly committing an assault. Police say the assault occurred Saturday morning at 18th Street and Central Avenue. Police are asking any member of the public who has information about this suspect to contact the department.