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Coronavirus News

December 24, 2021

NEW JERSEY — The state has recorded 15,482 new COVID-19 cases Thursday, a sharp increase from the nearly 10,000 reported on Wednesday.  It's the second straight day the state has broken a record for most new positive cases.  The State Health Department confirmed 33 more deaths. The new positive ...

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NEW JERSEY — The state reported 9,711 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, the highest number since the pandemic started. The State Department of Health confirmed 28 additional COVD-19 deaths.   "We can’t let our guard down against COVID-19," Gov. Phil Murphy tweeted.  "We encourage all individuals ...

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NEW JERSEY — On Tuesday, the state reported 34 new COVID-19 deaths and 6,840 new confirmed cases – the sixth straight day over 6,000. According to the State Department of Health, Bergen County had the highest number of reported new confirmed cases (667). Here are the five New Jersey counties ...

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TRENTON, NJ — A Monmouth County resident has become the second person in New Jersey testing positive for the COVID-19 omicron variant, according to the state Department of Health. The man, who was fully vaccinated and recently received the booster, became ill on November 24 after attending the ...

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SAYREVILLE/SOUTH AMBOY, NJ - Rutgers student?  Public School teacher?  Concert-goer? Airline traveler? As some restaurants, performance spaces, hospitals, and other social venues are starting to require proof of COVID-19 vaccination, Sayreville and South Amboy residents who have been ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Gov. Phil Murphy announced on Twitter that 10,714,661 total doses of COVID vaccines have been administered in New Jersey as of Friday. This means that 5,398,012 individuals who live, work, or study in New Jersey are now fully vaccinated. Latest New Jersey COVID Figures 1,776 ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy announced Monday that 10,634,745 doses of COVID-19 vaccines (Pfizer, Moderna, and J&J) have been administered in New Jersey as of Aug. 9. This means that 5,362,376 individuals who live, work, or study in New Jersey are now fully vaccinated. However, with the ...

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SAYREVILLE/SOUTH AMBOY, NJ -- Everyone 12 or older who lives, works, or studies in New Jersey is now eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine. You can use the NJ Vaccine Appointment Finder to find vaccination locations near you with available appointments.  CVS 380 Route 18 East Brunswick, NJ ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- Two different events happened on the narrow streets around Memorial Elementary School in East Brunswick today. One was a rally by about 150 "anti-maskers" who were there to protest Gov. Murphy's statewide requirement for students to be masked when they return to school this ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy announced Monday that 10,505,407 doses of COVID-19 vaccines (Pfizer, Moderna and J&J) have been administered in New Jersey as of Aug. 2. This means that 5,309,373 individuals who live, work, or study in New Jersey are now fully vaccinated. However, with the ...

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Vaccinations or Regular Testing Will be Required to Curb the Risk of COVID-19 TRENTON, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy today announced that all workers in certain state and private health care facilities, and high-risk congregate settings will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or be ...

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SAYREVILLE/SOUTH AMBOY, NJ -- The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) on Thursday warned that the delta variant is as contagious as chickenpox and may make people sicker than original coronavirus. “The war has changed,” CDC officials wrote.     What makes this variant so dangerous is the ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Following the recent upsurge in the Delta variant of COVID-19, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) on July 27 updated its guidance for people who have been fully vaccinated. The CDC said that while individuals can resume activities that they did prior to the pandemic to reduce the ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Individuals who have received the COVID-19 vaccination continue to show little to no effects of the virus according to Gov. Phil Murphy at his COVID-19 briefing on Mon., July 26. Citing 'breakthrough' cases, Murphy discussed the prevention of COVID-19 when vaccinated: Total ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy announced at his regular COVID press briefing on Monday, July 19, that over 10 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in New Jersey and that more than 5 million individuals who live, work, or study in the state are now fully vaccinated. Among ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- New Jersey has hit a huge vaccination milestone. Over 5 million individuals who live, work, or study in New Jersey are now fully vaccinated, according to Gov. Phil Murphy. The governor added that nationally, the state ranks 8th in terms of % of our overall population now fully ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy has signed A5820 enabling the end of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency that had been in place since March 9, 2020. Immediately following the signing of the legislation, Murphy signed Executive Order No. 244 (2021), ending the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency.

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TRENTON, NJ -- A Parlin resident was memorialized by Gov. Phil Murphy during his COVID-19 press briefing in Trenton on Monday. The governor remembered Joseph Kieselowsky, 84, who moved to Parlin in 1964 and made his career in the real estate and home improvement industries.  "Kieselowsky served ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Just 185 days after the first COVID-19 vaccine was administered in New Jersey, the state has reached its ambitious goal of 4.7 million fully vaccinated individuals who live, work, or study in New Jersey, according to Gov. Phil Murphy.  “Before the arrival of vaccines in ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Gov. Phil Murphy tweeted on Sunday that the state of New Jersey has now administered 8,885,212 total doses of the approved COVID-19 vaccines and that 4,355,540 New Jerseyans are now fully vaccinated. In Sayreville, 42% of all residents have been fully vaccinated. The number climbs ...

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TRENTON, NJ – With COVID-19 capacity restrictions on businesses and gathering limits lifted due to the continued improvement of New Jersey’s public health metrics, Gov. Phil Murphy has signed legislation (A5820/S3866) ending the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency that has been in place since March 9, ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Office employees will be allowed to return to work without the need to wear masks or social distance, as long as they have proof of being vaccinated against the coronavirus, under Gov. Phil Murphy’s latest executive order. The order, which takes effect on June 4, also lifts minimum ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Effective on Friday, May 28, the indoor mask mandate in public spaces will be lifted, as well as other restrictions. Additionally, effective Friday, June 4, indoor gathering and capacity limits will be lifted.  Lifting the mask mandate in indoor public ...

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coTRENTON, NJ — Office employees will be allowed to return to work without the need to wear masks or social distance, as long as they have proof of being vaccinated against the coronavirus, under Gov. Phil Murphy’s latest executive order. The order, which takes effect on June 4, also lifts ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Gov. Phil Murphy has lifted indoor mask mandates for vaccinated individuals ahead of Memorial Day weekend.  Effective May 28, New Jersey will lift the requirement for maintaining six feet of social distancing in indoor and outdoor settings and will lift the prohibitions on dance ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy provided a state vaccination update via Twitter on Sunday. Thus far,  8,364,404 total doses have been administered in New Jersey, and over 4 million New Jerseyans are now fully vaccinated. The Middlesex County Megasite at the New Jersey Convention and Exposition ...

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