It looks like there will be a state shutdown of public schools, very soon. In our area, West Cape May, Stone Harbor, and Avalon schools will be closed starting on Tuesday. On the Avalon-Stone Harbor school website, there is a notice that the closure on Tuesday is “under the direction of the Cape May County…
Rutgers University reports that one of its professors has coronavirus. An email was sent to students over the weekend alerting students that a biomedical engineering professor was exposed to the virus at a non Rutgers location in late February. The professor’s positive test came back during the weekend.
There are now 98 coronavirus cases in the Garden State, but so far none are in Cape May, Atlantic, or Cumberland counties. 31 new cases were reported on Sunday by New Jersey health officials. There are now coronavirus cases in 13 of the State’s 21 counties.
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy says it’s “inevitable” public schools in New Jersey will be closing, and soon. During an interview Sunday, Murphy says 400 school districts in the State already have notified the State about planned closures. He says more “draconian” steps will be taken soon by New Jersey.
Police departments in Middle and Lower townships are now offering phone reporting options for non emergency calls for service that do not require evidence to be collected or an on-scene investigation. Residents in both communities are encouraged to utilize this option if they have an incident meeting this criteria.
Governor Phil Murphy has confirmed the second confirmed death from coronavirus in New Jersey. Murphy sent out a tweet Saturday night saying a woman from Monmouth County in her 50s is the second person to succumb to the virus in the Garden State. Murphy is encouraging residents to wash their hands, and continue the practice…
The Cape May City Recreation Department announced that it is cancelling indoor roller skating for the final three weekends of the season. Other group activities in Cape May have also been cancelled as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.
Civilians can no longer visit their loved ones behind bars. The New Jersey Department of Corrections announced that visitation to prisons will be suspended for 30 days starting Saturday at 5:00pm. The suspension is a reaction to the spread of the coronavirus.
Crest Memorial School is closed Monday so the school can prepare for the possibility of online classes. Superintendent David Del Conte says in a letter to parents that a March 20th professional development day will now be a regular school day. An online portal will be made available to parents and students if the school…
There are now 69 coronavirus cases in the Garden State, with none reported in Cape May, Atlantic, or Cumberland counties. State health officials say 13 of the new cases are women, and six are men. The closest cases to our region remains in Monmouth and Camden counties