Yesterday, the Governor reported an additional 1,261 positive lab test results for COVID-19, for a statewide total of 157,815. He also reported an additional 66 deaths attributed to the virus, for a statewide total of 11,401.
Also, the Governor stated that the Administration will start unrolling guidance for a number of areas in the reopening of the State. In the upcoming days, perhaps as soon as today, we may see guidance on restaurants and seating capacity, summer camps and programs and others.
Please see this item from the League’s Daily Update for Tuesday and the item below regarding the Murphy Administration’s proposed changes to the State’s current budget and the anticipated State loss of revenues looking ahead to next year.
Please see the item below regarding the order from the Director of Division of Local Government Services and Local Finance Notice dealing with the extensions of certain fiscal, budgetary, property tax, licensure, and other deadlines. These were sent to your financial professionals on Thursday evening.
Last Friday, the Governor signed the following Executive Order as a result of the pandemic:
Executive Order 148 Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Increasing Capacity Limit on Outdoor Gatherings
See the League COVID-19 page for all our resources and communications.
In light of the current pandemic, we remind you of NJ Mental Health Cares, the state’s behavioral health information and referral service offers assistance to people dealing with anxiety and stress-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, firstname.lastname@example.org, 609-695-3481, ext. 120.