Governor Phil Murphy is scheduled on Tuesday to visit the field medical station at the Atlantic City Convention Center.
“By working collaboratively with our partners in the US Army Engineer Engineer, New Jersey State Police, and Emergency Management Office, we have significantly expanded our hospital beds, sourcing capabilities, and health care personnel to prepare New Jersey for surges. in COVID-19 cases, “Murphy said. “This whole government approach will reduce pressure on the New Jersey health care delivery system and save lives.”
The tour is scheduled for 9:30 am to 10 am, according to news releases from the governor’s office.
Officials from other countries will join him for the tour, as well as Matt Doherty, Executive Director of the Reinvestment Casino Development Authority.
The Atlantic City refinery has produced 30,000 bottles of hand sanitizer which will be distributed to Wells Fargo branches throughout the country.
Earlier this week, Small Water Distillery completed their first order for the bank, producing 20,000 16-ounce and 10,000 8-ounce bottles of cleaners to be sent to distribution centers in North Carolina, according to a news release from Wells Fargo.
“From there, orders will then be spread throughout the United States to Wells Fargo, 270,000 employees working in banks, offices, service centers, trading floors, and contact centers to maintain workplace security needed during COVID-19,” according to the release.
State officials schedule one thing. briefing on Saturday to renew occupants about the spread of COVID-19.
Appearing for the briefing will be Governor Phil Murphy, Department of Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli, Department of Health Infectious Diseases Medical Director Dr. Edward Lifshitz and Police Superintendent Colonel Patrick Callahan.
So far, Atlantic County has reported a total of 370 cases, 18 deaths and 71 recovered. Cape May County has reported 200 cases, with 45 designated as quarantine and 13 deaths. Cumberland County has reported 269 cases and three deaths.
Source: New Jersey State Department of Health
For most people, new coronaviruses only cause mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough. For some people, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, can cause more severe illnesses, including pneumonia, and death.
During a briefing on Friday, Murphy announced that the number of positive cases had increased by 3,250, bringing the total to 78,467, state officials said. There were 323 additional deaths, bringing the total to 3,840 countries.
Also during the briefing, Callahan announced that Alexander C. Bross, 30, from the Ocean View section in Dennis Township, Cape May County, was charged by the Upper Township Police Department with DWI and violated an emergency order.
Violations of emergency orders around the new corona virus are considered violations of disorderly people, which carry up to six months in prison, a maximum fine of $ 1,000 or both.
Here is where to test COVID-19 in South Jersey
Hamilton Mall, parking lot, 4403 E Black Horse Pike, Mays Landing
Testing begins Thursday, April 9, for symptomatic health care workers and first responders with appointments. Going forward, officials will provide testing by designation for residents of the area who have symptoms of COVID-19 and have doctor scripts.
The Hamilton Mall COVID-19 drive-thru test site will be open to the public on Tuesday, April 14, and Thursday, April 16, said Atlantic County Public Information Officer Linda Gilmore. It will open from 10 am to 1 pm. in those days.
Cape May County
The drive-thru testing site in the county hasn’t been released yet. Those who want to be tested must have an appointment, be a CompleteCare Health Network patient or a resident of Cape May County.
Cape Regional Care urgent
Cape Regional Urgent Care is now testing at all locations, according to a post on their Facebook page. Please call 609-465-6364 and press option # 2 to schedule an appointment at the location of Cape May Court House, Wildwood or Marmora.
CompleteCare Health Network
The Cape May County Department of Health and CompleteCare Health Network partnered to open a drive-through COVID-19 testing site, open consecutively Wednesday starting April 22, only by agreement.
Testing will only be for CompleteCare patients, as well as residents of Cape May County, who are sick with symptoms of fever, coughing and shortness of breath and who meet certain criteria, according to a news release.
The first symptom respondent who is a resident of the district will also be given priority testing.
To receive testing, individuals can visit CompleteCareNJ.org/COVID19 or call 609-465-0258 and ask to be filtered.
Rowan University of South Jersey Cumberland Campus, 3322 College Drive, Vineland
A test site will be opened by agreement and only for symptomatic Cumberland residents.