There was some very positive news reported Monday regarding the coronavirus pandemic in New Jersey. The rate of transmission has finally dropped again to below one, which is a key benchmark. The state reported another 3,186 cases of the virus Monday, and 29 additional confirmed deaths.
Dekon Fashaw has been named the new Police Chief in the City of Cape May. The Press of Atlantic City reports that Fashaw was named the new chief during a Council meeting last week. Incoming Mayor Zack Mullock says he was not consulted on the appointment, and had words with City Administrator Jerry Inderwies about…
New Jersey added 5,184 new cases of coronavirus on Sunday. State officials say there were 21 new confirmed deaths. New Jersey has experienced 432,000 cases during the pandemic.
Cape May County reported 40 new cases of coronavirus on Sunday, with all but five of them being community cases. Five cases were also reported in long term care facilities. The number of active cases has fallen to 458, with only Middle Township in triple figures, at 100 cases. Cape May Point has the fewest…
The Lower Township Council meets Monday meeting and may appoint a new Chief of Police following a closed session. A resolution appears on the public agenda that would appoint a new Chief as of January 1st, 2021. Current Chief William Mastriana is expected to retire at the end of the month.
A 64 year old man from Cape May is the latest fatality from coronavirus in Cape May County. County officials reported 34 new cases of the virus on Saturday. The Cape now has over 3,100 Covid cases off quarantine.
New Jersey reported a drop on Saturday of the number of people hospitalized with coronavirus. There were 3,570 people in the hospital with the virus. State officials reported 4,240 new cases of the virus, along with 49 additional deaths.
New Jersey State Police say they rounded up 14 fugitives, mostly from Atlantic County this week. Ten of those criminals were wanted for violent crimes. Most of the criminals who were busted are from Atlantic City and Pleasantville.
Cape May County is reporting 51 new cases of coronavirus. 49 of those cases are in the community, while three are in long term care centers. All of the non resident cases continue to be in Cape May City.
The Ocean City School District is hopeful to return to full time in classroom instruction by February 1st. Mayor Jay Gillian made the announcement via email on Friday. Gillian also announced his city is receiving a $2 million grant for affordable housing.