As of Feb. 9, the state reported 3,164 new COVID-19 cases and 92 confirmed deaths, bringing those respective cumulative totals to 728,304 and 22,103.
As of Dec. 16, the cumulative number of coronavirus cases in New Jersey reached 415,075 with 5,803 total new cases reported and 91 new deaths, bringing the overall total to 18,003.
“I look at that Portobello restaurant and my jaw drops as oblivious everybody is not doing the right thing,” said Murphy.
New Jersey Department of Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli said while New Jersey is not alone with cases increasing exceptionally, tougher times are ahead.
Test results announced on Oct. 17 and 18 by state officials reported 2,240 new cases total—958 on Saturday and 1,282 on Sunday.
The New Jersey Department of Health is offering guidance on how to trick or treat this year, including the handing out of candy and going to traditional activities such as hayrides and haunted houses.
New Jersey added five states to its COVID-19 travel advisory
State officials want New Jerseyans to keep up the practices that contained the spread of the coronavirus after back to back days of over 500 new cases.
Gov. Phil Murphy reached agreement with Democratic legislator leaders to finance a middle class tax rebate by raising the rates on millionaires
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will no longer provide emergency reimbursement for school systems and local governments for cloth masks used in schools and disinfection services for schools.
New Jersey Department of Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli said officials continuously review state data of different populations in the state and “continues to be concerned about the transmission of the virus among young individuals.”
An Emerson College Poll finds former Vice President Joe Biden expanding his lead in the Garden State, while Sen. Cory Booker appears ready to cruise to an easy re-election in November
Four key GOP state senators have offered a budget for 2021 they say does not rely on the billions of dollars of borrowing and tax increases proposed by Gov. Phil Murphy.
Rep. Josh Gottheimer convened a meeting to outline challenges and critical steps North Jersey needs to take to help prevent and be prepared for a potential second wave of COVID-19 cases in the 5th District this Fall.