The apps, COVID Alert NJ and COVID Alert NY, notify users of potential COVID-19 exposure while maintaining user privacy and security, officials said.
Of Ocean County’s 188 new cases, 134 of those are in Lakewood, Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli said. The county has a positivity rate of 5.44 percent up from the 3.70 reported on Monday, and Lakewood has a positivity rate of 27 percent.
At 2:30 p.m. on Sept. 22, a Montclair police officer stopped a vehicle for various motor violations. During that time, police learned that the vehicle had been stolen. The vehicle fled, and in the process, the driver struck a Montclair officer.
Cases are seeing an uptick, especially in Central Jersey, and so is the number of residents filing for unemployment.
Schools are required to close if they identify two or more cases in separate classrooms, which would indicate an outbreak not confined to a particular group of students.
Montclair Police Department will be conducting a DWI Checkpoint Thursday, Sept. 24, the first of several.
Police and ambulance crews were called to the Crescent Parking Deck on South Fullerton Avenue at approximately 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 22.
Monday’s number compares with the 519 new cases reported on Friday, Sept. 18. The beginning of fall this week has prompted concerns about increases in cases, with more people spending time indoors as the weather turns colder.