Coronavirus News

April 16, 2021

TRENTON, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy announced during his COVID press briefing on April 5, that all individuals ages 16+ in New Jersey will be eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccination on Monday, April 19 – two weeks ahead of the state’s initial target of May 1. The state’s phased vaccination ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – The State of New Jersey recently released the death statistics for the pandemic for all municipalities. Other municipalities had released death figures but Montville has not since the beginning of the pandemic. Montville Township Health Officer Aimee Puluso presents health and ...

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TRENTON, NJ — The state Department of Health has directed all New Jersey vaccination sites to cancel or put on hold appointments for the one-shot Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine — following recommendations by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug ...

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NEW JERSEY - As of today, New Jersey has administered more than 5,440,258 vaccine doses, (3,461,239 with at least one dose and 2,192,021 fully vaccinated people).  In Morris County, the dashboard is showing that as of today, 381,528 doses of vaccines have been administered.  Effective April 19, ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy reported progress in getting shots into arms as he presented a vaccine update during his press briefing Wednesday. He said that the state has administered 4,892,598 total doses and that 1,896,442 New Jersey residents are now fully vaccinated. "We are now 40% to our ...

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NEW JERSEY — As part of its streaming series on the COVID-19 vaccine, the New Jersey Department of Health is hosting a free public town hall discussion led by medical professionals from NJ’s Asian American communities; the April 20, 7 p.m. event will address facts, fears, and myths concerning the ...

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TRENTON – Gov. Phil Murphy and the New Jersey Department of Health issued new COVID-19 travel guidance, which follow updated travel recommendations released by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) earlier this month. “While the pandemic is not over, our vaccination program and updated CDC ...

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NEW JERSEY — As of today, New Jersey has administered more than 4,701,725 vaccine doses, (3,013,713 with at least one dose and 1,796,798 fully vaccinated people).  In Morris County, the dashboard is showing that as of today, 337,456 doses of vaccines have been administered.  Effective April 19, ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - As vaccination availability continues to increase, Parsippany's Staples is offering free vaccination card lamination to protect your medical card for future use and reference. Staples is offering the lamination promotion without an end date, and does not require a coupon. Call the ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy expressed concern about rising COVID-19 figures in New Jersey and said at his COVID press briefing in Trenton on Wednesday that new predictive models indicate the state could be heading for a new COVID-19 peak over May and June. The state had 4,586 new COVID-19 cases ...

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NEW JERSEY - As of today, New Jersey has administered more than 4,225,925 vaccine doses, (2,739,875 with at least one dose and 1,1,570914 fully vaccinated people).  In Morris County, the dashboard is showing that as of today, 310,552 doses of vaccines have been administered.  "Vaccinations are ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy proudly announced that 4,030,061 vaccinations have been administered throughout the state and that 1,473,409 New Jerseyans are fully vaccinated during press briefing Monday where he also reported a list of updates to citizens about the State’s evolving COVID-19 ...

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Union, NJ – On the campus of Kean University on Friday, with gusts of wind flowing around him, Gov. Phil Murphy excitedly announced an increase in vaccine doses coming to New Jersey. “Next week, we're receiving 494,430 total doses that's a nearly 20% increase week-over-week,” said Murphy. “This ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy announced on Friday that the State will expand vaccine eligibility to include people 55 and over starting April 5. The following groups are eligible for vaccination once the expansion is in effect: Age 55+ Individuals age 16+ with intellectual and ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ -  Walmart and Sam's Club sites will now offer vaccine appointments dedicated to adults 65 and older after partnering with the State of New Jersey.  Sites in Morris County will begin scheduling appointments on March 29, 2021. The sites in Morris County are: Walmart Inc ...

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NEW JERSEY — Gov. Phil Murphy said at his COVID press briefing on Monday that he doesn't expect to loosen any more COVID-19 restrictions because of the recent rise in variant strains of the disease. On March 19, the state of New Jersey expanded capacity at indoor businesses, such as restaurants ...

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Special to TAPinto.net. This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com. Workers at New Jersey’s coronavirus vaccination hotline made tens of ...

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NEW JERSEY — Gov. Phil Murphy appeared on CNBC’s Squawk Box Friday morning, speaking to the hosts from Middletown about how New Jersey is tackling the pandemic and getting vaccines out to those who need it. Murphy noted that New Jersey is a nationwide leader in vaccinations. “I think we're ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy visited a COVID-19 vaccination site in Newark on Tuesday to underscore New Jersey’s vaccine eligibility expansion, as well as encourage communities of color to sign up for the vital shots. “Congratulations! How do you feel?” Murphy said to Leslie Williams, a food ...

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Mutations are common in viruses, leaving officials scrambling to assess the dangers each might pose. Special to TAPinto. This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read ...

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NEW JERSEY - As of today, New Jersey has administered more than 2,743,157 vaccine doses, (1,817,280 first doses and 925,777 second doses).  In Morris County, the dashboard is showing that as of today, 201,162 doses of vaccines have been administered.  New Jersey will expand COVID-19 vaccine ...

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TRENTON, NJ - In words that had to be music ot the ears of restaurateurs and other indoor business owners, Gov. Phil Murphy announced that effective Friday, March 19, restaurants, recreational/amusement facilities, gyms and fitness clubs, barber shops, salons, and other personal care businesses can ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — The New Jersey Department of Health Commissioner says their office has learned of residents canceling their two-shot Moderna or Pfizer vaccine appointments in order to stand by for a Johnson & Johnson shot, which requires just one shot. Commissioner Judy Persichilli advised ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Anyone planning a wedding can expand the guest list now, following Gov. Phil Murphy's COVID press briefing in Trenton on Wednesday, when he announced that wedding receptions may proceed at 35% of a venue’s indoor capacity (up to 150 persons) and up to 150 people outdoors. Indoor ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - There were 10 new cases of COVID-19 reported over the weekend in Montville, according to the Montville Township website. The total number of cases is currently 1,264. The numbers below indicate total number of cases by municipality, not the total number of active cases, and they ...

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TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey will expand COVID-19 vaccine eligibility later this month to millions more people including teachers, the homeless and clergy, Gov. Phil Murphy announced Monday. Educators have been among the groups lobbying for higher prioritization. As of March 15, K-12 educators and ...

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Special to TAPinto. This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com. NJ SPOTLIGHT-- They warned “winter is coming” and said then-President ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy provided during his COVID press briefing on Wednesday some positive news about testing sites and vaccinations. He said 1,758,979 total vaccine doses (1,192,364 first doses, and 566,615 second doses) have been administered as of this morning.  He also was proud that ...

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NEW JERSEY — “Good trends,” as Gov. Phil Murphy put it Monday, will allow New Jersey to expand its COVID-19 gathering limits. The changes go into effect immediately. Religious services at churches, mosques and other houses of worship will be allowed to run at 50% capacity. Also in effect, two ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy on Friday reported that four of the state's six vaccine mega-sites were closed Thursday due to the winter storm, resulting in a slowdown in vaccinations. "Our vaccine numbers didn’t grow by as much as they otherwise would have," Gov. Murphy said. "As of ...

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