In Montclair police have responded to 17 suspected overdoses in the first five months of 2020, four of which resulted in deaths.
Leading into what Gov. Phil Murphy called one of the biggest holidays of the year, Fourth of July, today, July 2, marked the reopening of casinos, playgrounds, amusement and water parks, playground, museums and libraries throughout New Jersey.
The opening of casinos joins a list of new openings tomorrow that include outdoor amusement and water parks, museums and libraries, and indoor recreation areas such as bowling alleys and shooting ranges. Gyms and fitness centers have been allowed to open for individualized instruction only.
All visitors will be screened with a temperature check upon entrance. Any visitor showing symptoms of COVID-19 will not be admitted. Additionally, any visitor who refuses to wear PPE will not be admitted.
New Jersey officials, after poring through death and medical records, will now start including probable COVID-19 deaths on a weekly basis. Until today, June 25, officials reported daily on only confirmed deaths related to the virus, along with confirmed positive cases.
New Jersey will join New York and Connecticut in mandating a 14-day quarantine for travelers coming in from states where COVID numbers have climbed.
Students from Montclair Kimberley Academy and seven other schools participated in the New Jersey Student Blackout on Friday, June 19th.
After three months of closing the doors at long-term care facilities, families will be reunited with loved ones this Sunday, Father’s Day.