New Jersey will be closing all of its state offices on Wednesday as a precaution. Wednesday is presidential inauguration day, and employees will be asked to work remotely on Wednesday. Governor Phil Murphy says the move is necessary due to “tension” in the United States.
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy is lashing out at the federal government, demanding more vaccines for the Garden State. Murphy over the weekend stated that governors were given assurances that additional vaccines would be coming, and he wants answers why a promised stockpile of vaccines does not exist.
Cape May County is awaiting for a greater supply of vaccines from the state, and when received, the county will be ready to go with an expanded Covid-19 vaccination program. County Commissioner Len Desiderio says the effort has been “challenging” as the County awaits more doses from the State.
There is one additional death and 771new cases of coronavirus to report in Cape May County. County officials reported Thursday that a 77 year old man from Lower Township has succumbed to the virus.
Two local high school football players have won Mini Maxwell Awards for football performance, academics, and community service. Coast Sports Today’s Brian Cunniff reports that the winners locally were Jake Inserra of Ocean City, and Greg Mitchell of Wildwood.
Seven inmates at the Cumberland County Jail committed suicide over a three year period. NJ.com reports that the Department of Justice has ruled that the jail failed to take measures to prevent suicides of inmates. The report by the Department suggests that adequate mental health care was not provided.
Cape May County reported 55 new cases of coronavirus on Wednesday. Two additional deaths have also been reported, in Ocean City and Middle Township. The County has now reported 5,047 cases of Covid-19 during the pandemic.
All ten democratic members of Congress in New Jersey voted in favor of the impeachment of President Donald Trump on Wednesday. Trump became the only President to be impeached twice. The articles of impeachment now go to the United States Senate. Republican Jeff Van Drew voted against the impeachment. Van Drew said “this has failed…
Guess who moves up the list to get Covid-19 vaccinations in New Jersey? Smokers. State officials announced Wednesday that about half of the residents of the state are now able to get an appointment for a vaccination, including those who choose to smoke because they are at “higher risk”. The state says there are two…
New Jersey reported nearly 7,000 new cases of coronavirus on Wednesday. This is the highest single day recording during the pandemic. There are 95 new confirmed deaths. No new restrictions were announced by the Governor Wednesday.