President Joe Biden signed legislation to make Juneteenth a federal holiday, enshrining June 19 as the national day to commemorate the end of slavery in the U.S.
The Public Health Emergency caused by the coronavirus for the last 15 months is winding down in New Jersey.
The state lifts all indoor gathering limits and capacity limits as well as allowing employees to work maskless if they’ve been vaccinated as of June 4.
For June 2, the state reported 237 new confirmed COVID-19 cases and 20 confirmed deaths, bringing those respective cumulative totals to 1,016,763 and 26,247.
New Jersey reported the lowest number of new daily COVID-19 cases since March 2020.
Indoor mask and social distancing requirements in most circumstances are lifted today.
For May 27, the state reported 340 new confirmed COVID-19 cases and 14 confirmed deaths, bringing those respective cumulative totals to 1,015,368 and 26,173.
New Jersey has added a few more incentives for residents to get the COVID-19 vaccine as part of its “Operation Jersey Summer”
The rate of transmission for the coronavirus in New Jersey dropped to 0.46 on May 2, its lowest level in a year.
All six of New Jersey’s coronavirus vaccine mega sites are offering walk-in vaccinations going forward
We must continue to work on long-term solutions, including the Gateway Project, to address our region’s infrastructure needs,” said Sen. Cory Booker.
For April 21, the state reported 2,961 new confirmed COVID-19 cases and 46 confirmed deaths, bringing those respective cumulative totals to 987,350 and 25,271.
As today is the day all adults become eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine
Gov. Phil Murphy is standing firm on his administration’s decisions to borrow $4.4 billion to avoid budget cuts last year due to the coronavirus.