Crime Coronavirus In New Jersey: State Total Surges To 427, Gov. Murphy Announces 2 Additional Deaths
Port Authority Exec tests positive for coronavirus, statewide cases rises to 142: Cuomo
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Governor Andrew Cuomo held a briefing on Monday, to give an update on the coronavirus. According to Cuomo, those people that are more at risk should "adjust their interactions" and practice "social distancing." Executive Director of The Port Authority, Rick Cotton has tested positive for coronavirus and will be working from home, Cuomo announced. Cuomo says they have been testing around the clock and the total confirmed statewide cases are up to 142. UPDATE: There are additional confirmed cases of #Coronavirus in NYS, bringing total to 142.
TRENTON, N.J. (CBS) — The number ofsurged in New Jersey. Gov. Phil Murphy announced Wednesday that there are 162 new cases, bringing the state total to 427.
Murphy also revealed that two additional patients have died from COVID-19, as five people have now died from the coronavirus.
Meanwhile, health officials announced six additional presumptive positive COVID-19 cases in Burlington County, bringing the county’s total to 11.
Washington state nursing home sees nearly 50 employees test positive for coronavirus
Nearly 50 employees of Life Care Center of Kirkland, the Seattle-area nursing home that has been an epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S., have tested positive for the virus, according to a report. © REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson Flowers are seen near the sign outside Life Care Center of Kirkland, a long-term care facility linked to several confirmed coronavirus cases, in Kirkland, Washington, U.S. March 13, 2020.
They are currently tracing the patients’ contacts.
Cape May County officials announced their first case — a 30-year-old man who lives in New York. Officials say he tested positive at a local health facility while visiting Cape May County.
In Camden County, health officials announced four new cases, bringing the county’s total to eight.
Officials say three patients are from Cherry Hill — two men in their 40s and a man in his 50s. All three were exposed by family members and are self-isolating at home, officials say.
The third patient is a woman in his 60s in Pine Hill who’s currently being treated at a hospital. It’s unclear how she was exposed to the virus.
Entire City Of Newark Told To Shelter In Place: Coronavirus .
Newark has seen 123 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and two deaths. Police will use loudspeakers to move people off the streets.On Wednesday night, Mayor Ras Baraka announced that the entire city is being ordered to shelter in place. It’s an expansion from last weekend’s order, which put restrictions on three alleged hotspots of virus activity.