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Fewer Than 15,000 New COVID-19 Cases Statewide, Rate of Transmission Holds Steady

January 15, 2022

NEW JERSEY — The State Department of Health reported 14,692 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday.  It's the third time in 2022 there have been fewer than 20,000 new cases in a day. The state reported 121 new deaths from COVID-19.

5,671 people are in New Jersey's hospitals with COVID-19, a number that is down roughly 200 from Thursday.

The Rate of Transmission, which is a ...

COVID-19 Hospitalizations, Rate of Transmission Trend Down Again

NEW JERSEY – New Jersey's Department of Health reported Friday that the COVID-19 Rate of Transmission has fallen again. That's the number that measures how much the COVID-19 virus is spreading. On Friday, it sits at 1.21. Here's how the number is trending lower over the past four days.



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17-Year-Old Hillsborough HS Student Dies from COVID-19 Complications

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - A 17-year-old Hillsborough High School student has died from COVID-19/pneumonia complications, according to friends and family members.

Justin Daniel Clark passed away on Tuesday Jan. 11th at 2:15 p.m.

He is survived by his mother, Nicole Lopes-Meeks; his father James Clark and two younger brothers, Aiden and Ryder.

Funeral arrangements are ...

Shake Shack, Popeye's Coming to Whitney Houston Rest Stop on Garden State Parkway North

UNION, NJ – The McDonald’s at the Union Garden State Parkway rest stop has closed. Near Exit 141, Vauxhall Road, the facility now appears to be under construction. The gas station area is still operational.

According to minutes from a Turnpike Authority meeting, a Shake Shack restaurant will be built at the location.  Additionally, a Popeyes, a Dunkin' Donuts and a ...

New Jersey Sees 20,000+ new COVID-19 Cases for Ninth-Straight Day

NEW JERSEY — The New Jersey Department of Health is confirming 27.404 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday - the ninth-straight day over 20,000.  In addition, on Thursday, the Health Department said 106 more New Jerseyans died from the virus.

The number of people with COVID-19 in hospitals around the state is at 5,598.  The Rate of Transmission, which is a measure of how much the ...

Pandemic-High 31,391 New COVID-19 Cases in New Jersey

NEW JERSEY — The State Department of Health reported 31,391 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday - a pandemic-high.  58 new deaths were reported.  

5,464 people are in New Jersey's hospitals with COVID-19 - the highest number in more than a year and a half.

State leaders say they were preparing for more cases, after in-person holiday gatherings and some families traveling in ...

Fewer Than 15,000 New COVID-19 Cases Statewide, Rate of Transmission Holds Steady

January 15, 2022

NEW JERSEY — The State Department of Health reported 14,692 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday.  It's the third time in 2022 there have been fewer than 20,000 new cases in a day. The state reported 121 new deaths from COVID-19.

5,671 people are in New Jersey's hospitals with COVID-19, a number that is down roughly 200 from Thursday.

The Rate of Transmission, which is a ...

COVID-19 Hospitalizations, Rate of Transmission Trend Down Again

NEW JERSEY – New Jersey's Department of Health reported Friday that the COVID-19 Rate of Transmission has fallen again. That's the number that measures how much the COVID-19 virus is spreading. On Friday, it sits at 1.21. Here's how the number is trending lower over the past four days.



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17-Year-Old Hillsborough HS Student Dies from COVID-19 Complications

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - A 17-year-old Hillsborough High School student has died from COVID-19/pneumonia complications, according to friends and family members.

Justin Daniel Clark passed away on Tuesday Jan. 11th at 2:15 p.m.

He is survived by his mother, Nicole Lopes-Meeks; his father James Clark and two younger brothers, Aiden and Ryder.

Funeral arrangements are ...

Jan. 16 COVID-19 Update: Deaths in New Jersey Continue Recent Decline

January 16, 2022

Editor's Note: The next update of local COVID-19 statistics from the Somerset County Department of Health will be posted Monday. All other statistics included in this report - state, national and worldwide - are current as of Sunday.

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Friday reported 743 new cases of COVID-19 overnight, bringing the county's total to ...

Free COVID-19 Shots Available at Somerset County Mega Site This Week

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Free COVID-19 vaccines will be available at the Somerset County Vaccine Mega Site at the Bridgewater Commons Mall this week.

Located in the former Lord & Taylor Department Store, the site will be open Tuesday, Jan. 18, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; Wednesday, Jan 19, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. and Saturday, Jan. 22, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

First and second shots, and boosters - Moderna for those ...

Somerville Mother of 4 Dies of COVID-19 Three Weeks After Giving Birth

SOMERVILLE, NJ - A 37-year-old Somerville woman who gave birth to a baby boy three weeks ago has died of COVID-19 complications without ever having the chance to hold her newborn, according to family and friends.

Michelle Stani, who had recently moved to Somerville from Bridgewater also had an 11-month old daughter, Jordan, a son Noah, 4 and her oldest daughter Samantha, 19.

She had ...

Jan. 16 COVID-19 Update: Deaths in New Jersey Continue Recent Decline

January 16, 2022

Editor's Note: The next update of local COVID-19 statistics from the Somerset County Department of Health will be posted Monday. All other statistics included in this report - state, national and worldwide - are current as of Sunday.

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Friday reported 743 new cases of COVID-19 overnight, bringing the county's total to ...

Free COVID-19 Shots Available at Somerset County Mega Site This Week

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Free COVID-19 vaccines will be available at the Somerset County Vaccine Mega Site at the Bridgewater Commons Mall this week.

Located in the former Lord & Taylor Department Store, the site will be open Tuesday, Jan. 18, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; Wednesday, Jan 19, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. and Saturday, Jan. 22, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

First and second shots, and boosters - Moderna for those ...