There is a small upside to the latest data released by the State this week on coronavirus cases in the Garden State. There have been over 10,400 negative test results in New Jersey, which outweighs the positive results by more than a two to one margin. New Jersey reports 62 deaths from coronavirus so far,…
The coronavirus case from Ocean City is a retired nurse identified as Cindy Washko-Margraf. Washko-Margrat told WPVI-TV that she believes she contracted the virus by attending the Big East basketball tournament in New York City. It started with a sore throat, then moved in to fever and chills.
The Camden Diocese has extended the closure of Catholic schools in southern New Jersey until at least April 20th. Governor Phil Murphy has closed all schools in the State until further notice. The new closure by the Diocese extends the closure through Easter break.
There are now 62 deaths attributable to coronavirus in New Jersey. The State Department of Health also confirmed that there are now 4,402 cases of the virus in the Garden State. 736 new cases were announced on Wednesday, three of them in Cape May County.
Ocean City has closed its beaches. Mayor Jay Gillian issued a statement Wednesday afternoon, saying the beaches and boardwalks in his community are closed due to the coronavirus threat. Ocean City is the only community in our area to close its beaches to the public.
Governor Phil Murphy says gun stores are not essential businesses and will not remain open during the coronavirus crisis. During his daily briefing, Murphy said Wednesday that he is comfortable of where the State has landed on the decision to keep gun stores closed, like other non-essential retail outlets.
There are now nine coronavirus cases confirmed in Cape May County. The Cape May County Department of Health has also released the towns where coronavirus has been confirmed. There have been three cases in Middle Township, and one each in Avalon, Cape May, Lower Township, Ocean City, Sea Isle City, and Upper Township. The three…
Cashless tolls are now in effect for the Cape May County Bridge system. County officials say no cash will be accepted on any County bridges starting Thursday at 6:00am. EZ Pass is accepted; if you don’t have EZ Pass, you can still cross the bridge and a cost for the toll be mailed to the…
Atlantic City casinos are shut down, they don’t need their perishable food, so it’s being donated. NJ.com reports that the Atlantic City Rescue Mission is receiving donations of food to help feed the hungry from the gaming halls. Caesars Entertainment donated food on Tuesday that could last a few weeks.
New Jersey campgrounds will stay closed, for now. The New Jersey Campground Owners Association issued an advisory to its 90 members to keep their campgrounds closed down to help slow the spread of COVID-19. Cape May County issued a similar statement earlier this week.