New Jersey reported 478 new cases of coronavirus on Columbus Day, and one additional death. This was the lowest one day total in over two weeks. The rate of transmission continues to drop, now at 1.16.
A graduate of Wildwood High School has coached the Los Angeles Lakers to their 17th NBA championship. Frank Vogel led the Lakers to a 106-93 win over the Miami Heat Sunday night to win the title in six games. Vogel is a 1991 graduate of Wildwood High.
Cape May County added only four new cases of coronavirus on Sunday. There are 82 cases of the virus among residents in the County. The only community to add more than one case was Lower Township, which added two.
New Jersey added 751 new cases of coronavirus on Sunday. That pushes the pandemic total past 213,000 cases in the Garden State. There were three new deaths reported.
Upper Township will name Vincent Morrison as its temporary Municipal Judge during its meeting Tuesday evening. The Committee will also pass a resolution that will urge the Governor to open all businesses and increase indoor dining capacity to 50 percent. The Committee is also expected to introduce a new $2 million bond ordinance.
New Jersey’s next, and possibly last, bear hunt takes place this week, starting Monday. The hunt will begin Monday before sunrise in eight northern New Jersey counties. Governor Murphy has pledged that this will be the last bear hunt in New Jersey as the state will explore other methods of thinning out the black bear…
Cape May County reported zero new community cases of coronavirus on Saturday. There was one additional non-resident case, and one additional long term care case. The County has 78 active community cases; seven towns have zero cases of the virus.
The Wildwood City Commission meets Wednesday afternoon and is expected to consider the sale of nearly $33 million in bond anticipation notes. The sale will include over $20 million in general bond anticipation notes. The Commission may also authorize an emergency interconnection agreement with the New Jersey American Water Company.
Former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie left a northern New Jersey hospital this weekend. Christie had coronavirus, and was released from the Morristown Medical Center on Saturday. Christie says he will have “more to say” about the virus this week.
There are 881 new cases of coronavirus reported in the State of New Jersey on Friday. State officials also confirm six additional deaths. Hotspots in the state include Ocean and Monmouth counties which have contributed heavily to the increase in coronavirus cases.