For May 11, the state reported 858 new confirmed COVID-19 cases and 31 confirmed deaths, bringing those respective cumulative totals to 1,008,607 and 25,841.
“We cannot take the risk of one or both of these celebrations leading to a spike in new cases and hospitalizations,” said Gov. Phil Murphy.
After two weeks of negotiations, the $908 billion bipartisan and bicameral coronavirus stimulus bill has been introduced as two separate measures.
The report comes out as the New Jersey had 11,413 total new cases reported and 69 new deaths over the weekend.
Gov. Phil Murphy announced new gathering restrictions aimed at reducing the coronavirus second wave.
State officials reported a six-month high of 3,877 of positive coronavirus tests Nov. 10.
Gov. Phil Murphy called the new COVID-19 cases announced “devastating” as the state’s health commissioner expects the daily New Jersey count in the thousands to be the new norm for the foreseeable future.
More than 5,000 new coronavirus cases were reported in New Jersey over the weekend.
New Jersey’s health commissioner estimates the peak of the second wave will hit New Jersey during the first three months of 2021.
An FDU Poll recently found New Jerseyans seem less confident in the safety of a potential coronavirus vaccine.
“When we get 1,301 cases in one day, we know that we are still in the fight,” added 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.
New Jersey’s Department of Education has given the approval to 545 school districts to go ahead with their plan for the 2020/21 school year.
New Jersey towns and counties can borrow money to cover unexpected costs from the coronavirus and to make up for revenue shortfalls under a bill Gov. Phil Murphy signed into law