Coronavirus News

May 5, 2021

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Wednesday reported 23,464 cases of the COVID-19 virus, an increase of 44 overnight, and a total of 724 deaths since March 8, 2020. The New Jersey Department of Health Wednesday reported 877,814 total cases since last year, an increase of ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Flounder Brewery in Hillsborough is one of a dozen microbreweries in the state performing a public service by offering a free beer to any adult 21 and over who receives a COVID-19 vaccination during the month of May. Gov. Phil Murphy announced New Jersey's "Shot and a Beer" program ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- With COVID-19 numbers trending decisively in the right direction and New Jersey progressing toward its adult-age vaccination goals, Gov. Murphy on Monday announced an additional easing of restrictions, including a removal of all percentage capacity limits for indoor and outdoor ...

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NEW JERSEY - Governor Murphy announced that New Jersey is launcing a "Shot and a Beer" program, encouraging eligible residents, ages 21 and over to get vaccinated. Any New Jerseyan who gets their first vaccine dose in the month of May and takes their vaccination card to a participating brewery ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Somerset County reached a major milestone with 50 percent of adults 18 years or older being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and 70 percent having received their second dose. This puts the County in range of its goal to exceed 70 percent of adults fully vaccinated, but everyone ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Monday reported 23,375 cases of the COVID-19 virus, an increase of 23 overnight, and a total of 720 deaths since March 8, 2020. The New Jersey Department of Health Monday reported 876,141 total cases since last year, an increase of ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Sunday reported 23,352 cases of the COVID-19 virus, an increase of 37 overnight, and a total of 719 deaths since March 8, 2020. The New Jersey Department of Health Sunday reported 875,277 total cases since last year, an increase of ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Saturday reported 23,315 cases of the COVID-19 virus, an increase of 46 overnight, and a total of 719 deaths since March 8, 2020. The New Jersey Department of Health Saturday reported 874,256 total cases since last year, an increase of ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Beginning today, walk-in vaccinations are open to all New Jerseyans age 16+ at all six vaccine mega-sites during select times, according to Gov. Phil Murphy, who announced the news in a tweet on Thursday, April 29. Walk-up vaccinations are now available at the Middlesex County ...

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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. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new guidance Tuesday on outdoor mask ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Thursday reported 23,266 cases of the COVID-19 virus, an increase of 83 cases, and a total of 717 deaths since March 8, 2020. The New Jersey Department of Health Thursday reported 871,333 total cases since last year, an increase of ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Wednesday reported 23,183 cases of the COVID-19 virus on Wednesday, and a total of 715 deaths since March 8, 2020. The New Jersey Department of Health Wednesday reported 869,344 total cases since last year, an increase of 1,838 overnight.

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NEW JERSEY -- The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) revised its masking guidance for fully vaccinated Americans on Tuesday, April 27. The new public health recommendations outlined instances in which fully vaccinated individuals can forgo wearing a mask. This guidance applies to COVID-19 vaccines ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy at his COVID press briefing Wednesday announced that he would sign an Executive Order allowing for summer camps – both day camps and sleep away camps – to open for the upcoming season. The governor says that he is pleased with the way COVID numbers are trending ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Tuesday reported 23,266 positive tests for the COVID-19 virus, an increase of 46 overnight and 715 COVID-19 deaths since March 8, 2020. The New Jersey Department of Health Tuesday reported 867,574 total cases since last year, an increase ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Monday reported 23,220 positive tests for the COVID-19 virus and 714 COVID-19 deaths since March 8, 2020. The New Jersey Department of Health Monday reported 865,700 total cases since last year, there have been 22,788 COVID-19-related ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy said at his COVID press briefing Monday afternoon that effective May 10, indoor room capacities for private catered events -- including weddings and school proms, political events, funerals, memorial services, and performances -- will increase to 50% with a maximum ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Sunday reported 23,209 positive tests for the COVID-19 virus and 714 COVID-19 deaths since March 8, 2020. The New Jersey Department of Health Sunday reported 874,895 total cases since last year, with 1,496 new cases overnight; there have ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Saturday reported 23,209 positive tests for the COVID-19 virus, an increase of 53 cases overnight and 712 COVID-19 deaths since March 8, 2020. The New Jersey Department of Health Saturday reported 873,399 total cases since last year, with ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Thursday reported 23,058 positive tests for the COVID-19 virus, an increase of 35 cases overnight and 712 COVID-19 deaths since March 8, 2020. The New Jersey Department of Health Thursday reported 868,541 total cases since last year, with ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy signed bill A5405, which will direct $10 million from the Coronavirus Relief Fund established under the Federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to the New Jersey Department of Agriculture. This funding will be distributed to seven New ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy reported during his COVID-19 briefing on Wednesday, April 21, that 6.2 million vaccine doses have been administered in the state and that nearly 2.6 million New Jerseyans are now fully vaccinated. "We continue to make tremendous progress in getting our senior ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Tuesday reported 22,959 positive tests for the COVID-19 virus, an increase of 69 cases overnight and 710 COVID-19 deaths since March 8, 2020. The New Jersey Department of Health Tuesday reported 862,811 total cases since last year, with ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Sunday reported 22,890 positive tests for the COVID-19 virus, an increase of 60 cases overnight and 710 COVID-19 deaths since March 8, 2020. The New Jersey Department of Health on Sunday reported a total of 860,447 positive cases of the ...

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NEW JERSEY -- As of today, New Jersey residents ages 16 and up are now eligible to get vaccinated.  "Today, everyone who lives, works, or studies in New Jersey, ages 16+, is now eligible to be vaccinated" Gov. Phil Murphy said during his COVID press briefing in Trenton on Monday afternoon. "At ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Sunday reported 22,830 positive tests for the COVID-19 virus, an increase of 68 cases overnight and 710 COVID-19 deaths since March 8, 2020. The New Jersey Department of Health on Sunday reported a total of 858,519 positive cases of the ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Saturday reported 22,762 positive tests for the COVID-19 virus overnight and 710 COVID-19 deaths since March 8, 2020. The New Jersey Department of Health on Saturday reported a total of 855,759 positive cases of the coronavirus since the ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Thursday reported 22,648 positive tests for the COVID-19 virus overnight, an increase of 46 cases with 708 COVID-19 deaths reported since March 8, 2020. The New Jersey Department of Health on Thursday reported a total of 848,566 positive ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Despite the side effects reported impacting some young women who received the Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine, Gov. Phil Murphy said that "no one who has received the J&J vaccine should panic or worry."  The governor tried to quell fears as the CDC and FDA called for a pause ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Wednesday reported 22,602 positive tests for the COVID-19 virus overnight, an increase of 151 cases with 708 COVID-19 deaths reported since March 8, 2020. The New Jersey Department of Health on Wednesday reported a total of ...

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