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Murphy to small business owners: We get it

Gov. Phil Murphy on Friday offered some assurances to small business owners, many of whom are getting crushed by the economic uncertainty caused by the coronavirus outbreak in New Jersey and across the globe. Speaking...

Murphy: N.J. coronavirus cases jump to 50; shutdown of schools is matter of when,...

Gov. Phil Murphy, in his first appearance leading the daily coronavirus update, offered a number of startling statements Friday that indicate the seriousness of the coronavirus outbreak in New Jersey. Included in his statements: New cases There...

Jersey City, Hoboken have first coronavirus cases

Presumptive cases of the coronavirus were identified in Jersey City and Hoboken, each city announced Friday morning. Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop confirmed around 11 a.m. that a 41-year-old female who lives in downtown was...

Combating the surge: Gragnolati urges community to use telehealth options before racing to ERs

There has only been one presumptive case of coronavirus in Morris, Sussex and Warren counties. And it was in Butler, which is hard by the border to Bergen and Passaic counties. But, if you...

What N.J.’s teams, venues have to say about coronavirus closures

With Gov. Phil Murphy recommending a ban on all gatherings of more than 250 people, as well as widespread cancellations and suspensions of play in a variety of professional and collegiate sports, Thursday was...

Gragnolati: Coronavirus testing delays have far-reaching health care consequences

You can hear the frustration in Brian Gragnolati’s voice. “We can do a flu screen and get a result back in 45 to 60 minutes, have that in the hands of our doctors and nurses...

State assigns coronavirus risk ‘rating’ for counties, announces six new cases

New Jersey officials announced six new presumptive positive cases for coronavirus at the state’s daily briefing Thursday afternoon, bringing the New Jersey total to 29. There were no additional fatalities. At the briefing, state Health...

Newark recommends banning ‘non-essential’ public gatherings for 30 days

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka announced Thursday that, due to growing concerns about COVID-19 and the health and safety of the people of Newark, he is advising that all non-essential public gatherings be canceled for...

Q&A: Hackensack Meridian Health on CDI’s coronavirus test

Hackensack Meridian Health released the following information regarding the rapid response coronavirus test developed by its Center for Discovery and Innovation. Q: How does the new test speed up the process of diagnosing COVID-19? A: Following...

Murphy recommends banning all public gatherings of 250 or more people (UPDATED)

Gov. Phil Murphy recommended canceling all public gatherings of more than 250 people, including concerts, sporting events and parades. The announcement, made at 2 p.m. Thursday, is another example of how quickly events around the...

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