A 90 year old man from Middle Township is the latest victim of coronavirus. County officials say there were 27 new positive tests reported on Wednesday. Cape May County has had over 7,100 cases of the virus during the pandemic.
Lower Township Police say a portion of Fulling Mill Road is closed between Mowery and Franklin avenues. There is a sewer main collapse in the area, and there are detours around the affected area. The repairs will begin on Thursday and will be completed as soon as possible, according to police.
The rate of transmission of coronavirus in the State of New Jersey is beginning to slide. State officials say the rate has dropped to 1.04; anything below the value of one means the virus is not spreading. There were 56 new coronavirus deaths reported in New Jersey on Wednesday.
Indoor gathering limits are going up on March 19th. Governor Murphy announced Wednesday that indoor limits will increase from ten to 25 people on that date, and outdoor gathering limits will double from 25 to 50 people. The numbers are a result of improving Covid-19 figures in the State of New Jersey.
Various capacity limits in the State of New Jersey will be relaxed in nine days. Governor Murphy announced Wednesday that indoor dining capacity is moving up from 35 percent to 50 percent. Also enjoying 50 percent capacity on March 19th will be bars, casinos, personal care services, and gyms.
A portion of Bayshore Road in Middle Township will be closed for a period of two to three weeks, according to Middle Township Police. Police announced that a section of the road at Rutledge Avenue will be closed, and motorists should be aware that local traffic only will be permitted. An announcement may be forthcoming…
The Cape May Lewes Ferry will add a new boat to its fleet in the future. The Delaware River and Bay Authority announced that a Seattle, Washington firm has been hired to provide planning for the construction of a new ferry. The team will review the DRBA’s master plan as it moves through this process.
A man is dead after he jumped from a high floor from the Claridge Hotel in Atlantic City. Police say the man jumped to his death shortly before 4pm on Tuesday. An employee of the casino say he saw the man jump.
West Cape May will hold its budget discussion Wednesday afternoon. The Borough Commission will be holding a special meeting Wednesday to discuss this year’s spending plan. There’s no word yet if there will be a tax increase.
Cape May County reported 28 new cases of coronavirus on Tuesday. County officials say nearly half of the new cases are in Middle Township. The only community with no resident cases is Cape May Point.