Coronavirus Cases Increase to Over 13,000 in New Jersey, Including 161 Deaths | Univision 41 New York WXTV

13,386 people in New Jersey have been infected with the coronavirus and 161 have died as a result, according to the state Department of Health.

Governor Phil Murphy said Sunday that ventilators are currently the greatest need to combat the coronavirus outbreak in the state.

Murphy said he ordered the federal government for more fans on Saturday. He also said the state is in dire need of personal protective equipment for medical workers.

New Jersey remains second in the nation for coronavirus cases after New York.

“New Jersey, New York are the hot spots in the nation right now,” Governor Phil Murphy said during a radio interview on Sunday morning. “The nation is watching us. This is the fight of our lives.”

About 10 cities in New Jersey have more than 100 cases of coronavirus each. Jersey City has the highest number of cases at 334. Bergen County continues to have the most cases at 2,169.

In response to President Trump’s proposed travel advisory for New Jersey, New York and Connecticut, Murphy said he had no problem, as state residents have been avoiding travel.

On the other hand, the mayor of Hoboken, Ravinder Bhalla, announced that starting Monday at 8 p.m., the city’s parks would be closed.

March 28

Governor Phil Murphy communicated at a press conference that coronavirus cases in the Garden State they have increased to 11,124, with 2,289 new infections. Deaths have increased to 140 people by the virus, with 32 new deaths since yesterday.

“This is about life or death, so we emphasize social distance,” Murphy said, recounting a case in which several residents were fined for throwing a party at a house.

Murphy noted that a 90-day grace period will be granted for home mortgages. If people do not pay on time, this will not be reflected in the credit, and he encouraged other credit companies to do the same.

The Governor also encouraged all landlords to show solidarity with their tenants.

After conversing with President Trump and Vice President Pence, Murphy announced that the state received a shipment with:

  • 120,000 N95 masks
  • 287,000 surgical masks
  • Over 62,000 face shields
  • More than 51,000 surgical gloves
  • More than 3,500 monkeys
  • More than 368,000 pairs of gloves
  • 1,000 medical beds

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The New Jersey coronavirus cases totaled 8,825whereas, with 27 new deaths in one day, the total number of deaths from covid-19 is 108 in the Garden State.

“I have authorized upfront payment of more than $ 140 million to our healthcare providers to prepare them for covid-19 related expenses, including those of our active efforts to immediately and significantly expand their capacity,” said Governor Phil Murphy.

In addition, he asked that anyone who sees an open nonessential business report it to this page. “It is the only way to end this virus,” he said.

He also pleaded with New Jersey residents once more to stay home. “I know that spring is coming, the weather is very nice, and there is the temptation to go outside, but it is essential that you maintain social distance and stay at home,” he said.

Murphy also asked everyone who could volunteer or make donations to contribute their grain of sand.

The governor recalled that this Saturday the testing centers at Bergen Community College and the Art Center at PNC Bank will be reserved for health workers who have symptoms, as well as rescuers with valid credentials.

Due to high demand in recent days, there are some delays at the labs, Murphy reported.

The governor said that beneficiaries of food programs will receive an increase in their deposits to buy food.

In addition, new restrictions were applied to businesses that are allowed to operate during quarantine. Going forward, while businesses are still open, they must:
Consider schedule for people at risk
Control the number of clients
Promote distance between employees and between customers
Close self-service stations
Increase cleaning frequency
Set up disinfection stations

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March 26

The Garden State presents a total of 81 deaths, Murphy communicated, who assured: “The more data, the more statistics, and the better we can predict where we are going.”

Murphy pleaded with New Jersey residents to stay home and comply with the established measures.

“I am aware that some school districts told families that we will open before April 17, and that will not be the case. That decision will be made after serious discussion. I know we are all anxious, but we have to stay together on this,” he said. Murphy.

Some test points will be designated on March 28 for testing of first responders with symptoms at Bergen Community College and Banco PCN. Likewise, every Saturday, this last test center will be dedicated to testing the coronavirus for first responders.

Referring to the disaster declaration, he said this will allow FEMA to send more resources to the state to fight the crisis.

After the report of more than three million unemployed throughout the United States, Murphy pointed out that New Jersey reported 150 thousand unemployed workers of that total amount.

“I am very offended when a small group of people use social media to scapegoat others who worship differently, or who look different, than what we are experiencing now. That is not only wrong with a moral and ethical sense, but simply wrong on any factual basis, “Murphy stressed, referring to incidents of hatred against Asian people in the midst of the coronavirus crisis.

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March 25

The total number of cases of coronavirus in New Jersey It totaled 4,402, with 62 deaths, Governor Phil Murphy announced Wednesday.

Since yesterday, 736 new cases of the virus have been registered. These staggering numbers have put the Garden State in second place for coronavirus cases, just behind NY.

Murphy said these numbers are because New Jersey has been one of the states that has done the most tests. He said more cases are expected and that the state continues to work to expand the capacity of hospitals.

The governor ordered Wednesday that all childcare centers in the state should close unless they are serving only the children of essential workers.

  • Mobile phone sales and repair shops
  • Bicycle shops, which provide service and repair
  • Livestock feed stores
  • Nurseries and garden centers
  • Farm equipment stores

Essex County will open a test site for county residents at Weequahic Park in Newark. Passaic County, on the other hand, opened its first county resident testing center at William Paterson University.
Four field hospitals have been approved by the federal government, to be built in various areas of the state. They would be located at the Atlantic City Convention Center, the Edison Convention Center, the Meadowlands Exhibition Center in Secaucus, and another undisclosed location.

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March 24

New Jersey now has at least 3,675 coronavirus cases and 44 deaths statewide, the largest increase in single-day deaths since the outbreak began.

Authorities confirmed 846 new positive cases Tuesday.

The new deaths include 5 cases in Bergen County, 3 in Morris, 3 in Essex, and 2 in Hudson and one in each of Monmouth, Camden, Passaic and Union counties, said Judy Persichilli, Commissioner of the Department of Health. of the state.

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The governor said New Jersey will soon receive a second shipment of federal government personal protective equipment for medical personnel, but said more is needed.

He also mentioned that a new testing center will be opened in Passaic, but that it will only be opened to residents with a medical referral.

On the other hand, the testing site at Bergen Community College reached its capacity before opening.

Murphy reiterated the importance of staying home and condemned the businesses that continue to operate despite the quarantine order.

The New Jersey Supreme Court announced Monday that it will release some inmates from the county jail in an effort to stop the spread of the new coronavirus.

March 23

New Jersey already has at least 2,844 cases of coronavirus and 27 deaths, as announced by Governor Phil Murphy this Monday at a press conference.

Authorities recorded 935 new positive tests the same day that the second state testing center in Monmouth County opened, which has already reached capacity due to overwhelming demand.

The president added that the state schools could remain closed for a “long and extended period of time.”

Governor Murphy also said that there are 8,000 jobs available in New Jersey to help during the crisis.

Murphy announced that low-level criminals will be released from county jails to prevent the spread of the coronavirus within the correctional system.

This is a prudent measure and every effort has been made to ensure public safety, “said Governor Murphy.

In addition, all elective surgeries or invasive procedures, both medical and dental, were suspended as of Friday, March 27.

March 22

The coronavirus outbreak continues to escalate rapidly in the state of New Jersey.

Governor Phil Murphy reported this Sunday from his Twitter account that the state received 590 new positive results from the coronavirus test since Saturday, totaling 1,914.

In addition, 4 additional deaths were reported, bringing the total to 20.

“These families are in our prayers,” said Murphy.

The governor also announced that the new mental health services will be available to more than 3 million residents by phone. These services will be accessible without co-payments.

Additionally, the governor said Union County will open a testing facility at Kean University tomorrow for its county residents, first responders and workers. The facility will be available by appointment only, and residents must work through their primary care provider.

This Sunday marked the first full day of the latest restrictions on travel and retail business in New Jersey. All residents have been ordered to remain in their homes with some exceptions for essential goods or services, medical care, visits with close family or friends, commuting to work, or outdoor activities.

March 21

Governor Phil Murphy announced that, with 442 new coronavirus cases, the total number in the state increases to 1,327. Deaths increased by 5, bringing the total to 16 in the Garden State.

Murphy announced that he signed an executive order for all non-essential workers to remain at home. Starting this Saturday night at 9 am, all non-essential businesses must close and all meetings are suspended.

The state curfew for nonessential workers is now 24 hours, Murphy said. “We don’t want you out there, period,” he added.

There are, however, certain exceptions, such as obtaining essential goods or services, seeking medical attention, visiting family or close friends, reporting at work, or performing outdoor activities.

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March 20

After thanking all of the state’s health workers, Murphy said he had spoken with Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York about measures taken in the tri-state area and Pennsylvania to close non-essential businesses. The four states will need about $ 100 billion to recover after this crisis.

“We are not sitting on our hands, but moving aggressively,” Murphy said.

The amount of testing is increasing, so cases will also increase proportionally, Murphy said.

We do not know when we will reach the peak of the curve, so we are looking for other locations to increase hospital capacity.

The first mobile coronavirus testing center in New Jersey opened Friday morning located in Parking Lot B at Bergen Community College in Paramus.

The temporary laboratory, which will be open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., will be able to serve approximately 2,500 residents a week.

March 19

There are 742 cases of coronavirus in New Jersey, Governor Phil Murphy announced Thursday at a press conference.

The president said that they will close businesses that cannot comply with social distancing regulations, such as hairdressers and beauty salons will be ordered to close Thursday at 8 p.m. until further notice to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus outbreak in New Jersey.

The list also includes spas, nail and lash salons, and tattoo parlors.

The announcement comes after 312 new coronavirus cases have been confirmed in the state, bringing the total to 742.

These restrictions are in addition to those that have already been used, such as the closure of all public and private schools, casinos, restaurants, theaters and gyms, shopping and entertainment centers.

Additionally, events of more than 50 people are prohibited at this time. “This is not a time to be gathering people,” said the governor. “Whether it be weddings, funerals or other events.”

The state is recommending a voluntary 8 p.m. curfew. at 5 a.m.

The governor also ordered the next local elections to be postponed and rescheduled them for May 12, when they will be held exclusively by mail.

The state created a website and a hotline – 1-800-222-1222 – to answer questions about the virus.

People who need help can call 211, or send the text message “NJCOVID” to number 898-211.

The state’s first test drive center will open later in the week.

Murphy said unemployment claims are skyrocketing. As in New York, the number of jobless claims crashed the system.

He assured that for residents who are out of work as a result of the emergency, help is available. They may receive full or partial unemployment insurance benefits for the time they are out of work or working fewer hours.

Murphy said there is no date to end these measures.

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