Out of 10 facilities in the township, Montclair Manor is the only one currently experiencing an outbreak, according to the state data. Eight other Essex County long-term-care facilities also have outbreaks now.
COVID-19: Officials warn against large gatherings, indoor parties amid virus transmission among young people
State officials rebuked a group of YouTube influencers whose appearance in Seaside Heights on Monday, Sept. 14, drew 1,500 young adults, many without masks, and required several different police agencies to break it up.
For a full-time in-state undergraduate, tuition is $6,040 per semester, along with a $48 student government fee and $445 in “mandatory fees,” for a total of about $6,535.
Murphy and Ed Lifshitz, director of the communicable diseases service of the state Health Department, said the state is not aware of any reports of in-school transmission.
The 19-24 age group now has the highest percentage of positivity of COVID-19 in the state, Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli said at today’s briefing.
A judge has dismissed a suit by 15 Montclair residents, including mayoral candidate Renee Baskerville, asking Essex County officials to count and include the votes that were rejected in the township’s mail-in-only municipal election in May.
The group’s proposal states: “Outdoor classrooms are the solution to maintaining the hybrid model initially proposed by Montclair Public Schools. The proposed outdoor classrooms would address the ventilation issues by cutting class size by 50 percent, with an estimated implementation cost of less than $75 per student.”
A nationwide backlog of Chromebooks left Montclair School District and its students looking for alternate ways to avoid an equity gap.