Coronavirus News

March 27, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC — Within 24 hours of being contacted, Rep. Chris Smith persuaded the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to release a massive shipment of 41.3 million medical-grade gloves for distribution in the United States for medical professionals, including nurses and doctors, and ...

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BELMAR/LAKE COMO, NJ — Belmar is putting out the call to the public for donations of personal protective equipment for health care workers and first-responders. In response to the critical need for PPE during the coronavirus outbreak, a collection effort is under way of unopened surgical and ...

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BY THE NUMBERS: Positive Cases Reach Nearly 6,900, Statewide Deaths at 81, 32% of All Tests Positive NEW JERSEY — Schools will remain closed for at least another three weeks due to the coronavirus outbreak, Gov. Phil Murphy said at his daily press briefing on March 26. “We will not be ...

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NEW JERSEY — As more testing is conducted, Monmouth County reported another 69 positive coronavirus cases, including Belmar’s second, for a total of 307 — the third highest among all counties in New Jersey, according to health officials. In addition, COVID-19 has claimed 17 more lives in the ...

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NEW JERSEY — The number of Monmouth County residents testing positive for the coronavirus is now 238 with another 80 new cases, including the first in Lake Como, according to health officials. While the borough was made aware of a positive case, it was not given any other information, said Lake ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ — A drive-through testing site for the coronavirus opens at 8 a.m. every day at the PNC Bank Arts Center, accessible only from the Garden State Parkway. However, only New Jersey residents with serious symptoms of respiratory illness will be tested for COVID-19 at the regional center, ...

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NEW JERSEY — There are 156 positive cases of COVID-19 in Monmouth County — a jump of 58 persons over the previous day and the third-highest countywide total reported in New Jersey, according to officials. In addition, positive cases were reported in 37 of the county’s 53 municipalities, climbing ...

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FREEHOLD, NJ — The first positive coronavirus case in Belmar was among 43 new cases reported on March 21 in Monmouth County, where the tally now totals 98 persons, according to county officials. While there were no other details provided on the Belmar case by the county, Belmar Borough ...

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NEW JERSEY — There are 55 positive cases of the coronavirus confirmed throughout Monmouth County, as another 155 cases were reported in New Jersey for a total of 890, according to health officials. The disease also claimed two more lives — a Essex County man in his 30s and a Bergen County man in ...

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TRENTON, NJ — The coronavirus has claimed another four lives in New Jersey, including a 73-year-old Freehold woman whose daughter died five days earlier from the disease, bringing the statewide total to nine deaths, according to health officials. In addition, Monmouth County has added another 13 ...

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