The death toll in Cape May County from coronavirus has risen to 12. County officials announced that a woman from Woodbine, and a woman from Lower Township, have perished. There have been 190 total cases in Cape May County, and 18 are off quarantine.
Public schools in New Jersey will remain closed until at least May 15th. Governor Phil Murphy announced the decision during his daily briefing on Thursday. Murphy says it will not be safe to re-open our schools or begin sports for at least four weeks.
The number of coronavirus cases in the State of New Jersey has topped 75,000. Governor Phil Murphy made the announcement during his daily press event today. There are now 3,518 fatalities in New Jersey…more than the number of state residents who perished in World War I.
Lower Township Mayor Frank Sippel announced that he has formed a task force to help small business recover from the coronavirus pandemic. Sippel says Deputy Mayor Dave Perry and Township Administrator Jim Ridgeway will lead the task force. A conference call will be held Monday with state representatives.
Atlantic County now has 350 cases of coronavirus. Officials in the County announced Thursday that there have been 13 deaths, and 66 individuals have been cleared as recovered. Drive through testing continues next week by appointment behind the Hamilton Mall.
The Chief Executive Officer of New Jersey Transit has tested positive for Covid-19. Kevin Corbett is maintaining his regular schedule via an at-home quarantine, according to a press release. Corbett has not been in his office in nine days.
Nearly three quarters of a million people have applied for unemployment benefits in the State of New Jersey during the coronavirus pandemic. Many are still waiting their first payment from the State. State officials admit that the system cannot handle the large caseload and the computer mainframe that operates the claims is four decades old.
Scholastic aptitude testing for June, 2020 has been cancelled. The College Board announced that the SAT’s for June will not happen in New Jersey due to Covid-19. The tests were scheduled for June 6th.
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The three republican legislators from our 1st District are creating a business task force. Senator Michael Testa says the task force will help businesses in South Jersey reopen following the coronavirus pandemic. Business owners, chamber of commerce …
Cape May County has created a new business recovery task force. County officials issued a press release, announcing the task force will be headed up by freeholders Will Morey and Len Desiderio, two prominent local businessmen. The members of the comm…