Coronavirus News

July 23, 2020

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The number of COVID-19 cases in New Jersey is 180,389, with COVID-19 related deaths in Middlesex County increasing to 1,175 by July 23.   The death toll in the United States has topped 142,755, according to the Center for Disease Control. The death count in New Jersey is now ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - In times of crisis, such as the current COVID-19 pandemic, one subset of workers that often goes unmentioned are mortuary workers. Other medical professionals and essential workers have been lauded for their response to the ongoing pandemic and for their hard work in keeping ...

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TRENTON, NJ - The resumption of contact sports practices and new state guidance for all-remote learning were announced by New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy during his COVID-19 briefing Monday. Murphy said he signed an executive order today allowing for sports practices that require contact drills and ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Human Relations Council concluded their Unity in the Community series, a part of their regular Coffee and Conversations program, Tuesday night with a focus on local restaurants helping the township to reopen.       The three featured businesses, EB ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Township of East Brunswick announced today that they will begin to provide contactless parking payments at over 1000 spaces in commuter lots. The Township has entered into a contract with ParkMobile, a provider of smart parking and mobility solutions in the United ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy announced today he signed a three-month $7.6 billion budget extension prompted by the coronavirus pandemic that allows the State to continue spending through September. Murphy said the three-month gap budget, which authorizes state spending through the extended ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, SOUTH BRUNSWICK, CRANBURY, SOUTH RIVER, SPOTSWOOD, MILLTOWN, HELMETTA, NJ - Here are the most recent COVID-19 statistics for our local TAPinto towns as of Sunday, June 28, 2020: * There are 16,836 current positive cases of COVID-19 in Middlesex County, with ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Hello Everyone, after a long absence, I am back. Life offers us a lot of twists and turns, and we must navigate through it with a fine precision sense of wisdom to be able to survive to see another day.  As we transverse through the day, we also must have a strong ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - East Brunswick’s Drama Salon is finally reopened for business. After three months of being closed due to the COVID-19 epidemic, the salon opened its doors on Tuesday, June 23. Regulars will be able to get their hair cut and styled once again - albeit with new ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - East Brunswick Mayor Brad Cohen, M.D., provides an update on the Covid-19 pandemic in East Brunswick, NJ and discusses the effects on township utilities like Crystal Springs, the parking utility, the water and sewer utility, allowing visitors to senior residences, and more.

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TRENTON, NJ - Coronavirus restrictions in place since mid-March continue to be peeled back amid Phase 2 of the state's economic recovery plan, and the state's efforts to combat the disease are proving so successful that New Jersey is one of four states in line to contain it, Governor Phil Murphy ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The total number of deaths from COVID-19 in Middlesex County this week topped 1,000 since the pandemic began.  So far 1,040 residents have died from the virus. Here are the facts regarding the spread and fatality of COVID-19 in East Brunswick, with some explanation and ...

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TRENTON, NJ - In the wake of days of civil unrest across the nation, Gov. Phil Murphy addressed New Jersey's efforts by law enforcement at collaboration and trust-building with the public while also unveiling a new data point to bolster his decision to move the state farther along its path toward ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Here are the facts regarding the spread and fatality of COVID-19 in East Brunswick, with some explanation and context, as of May 29, 2020. East Brunswick Director of Emergency Management Austin Kosik says that he has a "moderate level of confidence" in the statistics that have ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Mayor Brad Cohen provides information about the COVID-19's impact on East Brunswick and the various movements toward re-opening the township.

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TRENTON, NJ - Class of 2020, grab your caps, gowns and get ready for the pomp and circumstance of a live graduation ceremony. Gov. Phil Murphy announced at his daily COVID-19 press briefing today that outdoor graduation ceremonies adhering to appropriate health and safety guidelines can be held ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, SOUTH BRUNSWICK, SOUTH RIVER, SPOTSWOOD, MILLTOWN, HELMETTA, NJ - Here are the most recent COVID-19 statistics for our local TAPinto towns as of Tuesday, May 19, 2020: * There are 14,804 current positive cases of COVID-19 in Middlesex County, with 879 deaths. *Yesterday alone, ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Here is Mayor Cohen's update on the impact of the Coronavirus shutdown on the East Brunswick community.

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NEW JERSEY - Testing for COVID-19 throughout New Jersey will be ramped up dramatically by the end of the month with expanded testing capacity continuing through the end of June and beyond, said Governor Phil Murphy at his daily coronavirus briefing in Trenton. In addition, the Governor said the ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Here are the facts regarding the spread and fatality of COVID-19 in East Brunswick, with some explanation and context, as of May 12, 2020. East Brunswick Director of Emergency Management Austin Kosik says that he has a "moderate level of confidence" in the statistics that have ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - During World War I and World War II, Americans at home were encouraged to grow "Victory Gardens," using their backyards or small plots of land to grow, preserve, and eat their own vegetables. People grew string beans, peppers, onions, and peas to fill their plates during food ...

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TRENTON, NJ - A new portal for the public to report any evidence of misconduct at long term care facilities or nursing homes was announced at the daily COVID-19 briefing by Governor Phil Murphy and his executive leadership team.  The Governor said the new portal was established as a complement to ...

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