Yesterday the Governor announced that there were 4,247 additional positive results since the day before, and 307 deaths attributed to COVID-19. That brings the statewide totals to 99,989 positive results and 5,368 COVID-19 related deaths.
The Governor reported that about 46,000 of the total statewide positive test results were now outside the two-week incubation period.
The Governor also reported yesterday that 7,240 state residents were hospitalized due to COVID-19, with 91 at field medical stations.
Since March 15, over 858,000 New Jersey residents have filed for unemployment benefits.
This week, a potential game-changer: saliva-based test developed at Rutgers should expedite statewide testing.
In case you missed it:
The Federal Department of Treasury issued guidance and a FAQ regarding Coronavirus Relief Fund direct payments.
Also made available this week was information concerning FEMA public assistance grants.
Information from the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (NJMVC).
See the League COVID-19 page for all our resources and communications.
In light of the current pandemic, we remind you NJ Mental Health Cares, the state’s behavioral health information and referral service, offers assistance to people dealing with anxiety and worry related to the COVID-19 outbreak. Residents can call 1-866-202-HELP (4357) for free, confidential support. NJ Mental Health Cares will be answered from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. seven days a week by live trained specialists.
Contact: Michael F. Cerra, Assistant Executive Director, email@example.com, 609-695-3481 x120.