For the weekend of Feb. 20 and 21, the state reported 4,485 new confirmed COVID-19 cases and 76 confirmed deaths, bringing those respective cumulative totals to 766,405 and 22,858.
Assemblywoman Aura Dunn’s bill would permit municipalities with a population under 5,000 to hire nonresident emergency management coordinators
As of Feb. 12, the state reported 3,285 new COVID-19 cases and 64 confirmed deaths, bringing those respective cumulative totals to 774,062 and 22,393.
While the state has given the option for families to choose all-remote learning this year, Gov. Phil Murphy reiterated that in-school instruction is still the main objective for New Jersey officials.
Rep. Josh Gottheimer is placing the blame for the lack of a national plan allowing the coronavirus to spread and ensuing economic fallout on Donald Trump.
New Jersey schools will remain closed the rest of the year. Gov. Phil Murphy made the announcement May 4, citing the need to “protect the health of our children, our educators, and their families. Guided by safety and science, this is the best course of action.”