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COVID-19 Outbreak Flares Up At 6 NJ Schools Including Two in Atlantic County

COVID-19 just won't go away. Cases have been rising thanks to the Delta variant which has caused concerns again especially now that school is back in session. According to a report from NJ.com, 6 schools in the Garden State including two in Atlantic County and one in Cumberland, Morris, Monmouth, and Union counties have experienced a Covid outbreak affecting teachers, students, and staff.
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AC CASINOS’ COVID RECOVERY: REVS UP 31% IN AUGUST!

Atlantic City gaming has snapped back from the 2020 coronavirus pandemic, taking in 31% more in August than it did a year earlier, after COVID-19-related closures ended. The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement show the nine casinos and three horse tracks that offer sports betting won $427.6 million in August, compared with $326.3 million in August 2020, the first full month of restored casino operations after a 3 1/2-month shutdown due to the virus.
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6 outbreaks reported at N.J. schools where kids or teachers caught COVID at school

At least six New Jersey schools have had outbreaks of COVID-19 among students, teachers and school staff since the start of the school year, state officials said Wednesday. The outbreaks — which are defined as cases where three or more unrelated people contracted the virus in a K-12 school setting — include two schools in Atlantic County and one each in Cumberland, Morris, Monmouth and Union counties.
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Atlantic County announces flu/COVID-19 vaccination clinics

With the surge of COVID-19 due to the highly transmissible Delta variant, health officials believe it will be increasingly important to get an annual flu shot to help reduce the risk of two respiratory outbreaks circulating simultaneously. COVID-19 and flu are both highly contagious respiratory illnesses that may produce severe...
Cape May County Herald

4 Die From Covid; RT Drops Below 1.0

COURT HOUSE - The county, in its Sept. 10 Covid report, announced the passing of four individuals: a 60-year-old Upper Township man, 72-year-old Middle Township man, 74-year-old Lower Township woman, and 93-year-old Lower Township man. “My thoughts are with the families and friends during this difficult time of loss,” stated...
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Atlantic County workers ask for help getting COVID hazard pay

Atlantic County has received $52 million in American Rescue Plan funding, some of which can be used for hazard pay for essential workers, according to state and federal guidelines. “We are getting nowhere getting dates to meet to discuss hazard pay for all essential workers,” said Yolanda Lawson, a staff...
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NUMBER OF COVID-19 CASES IN CAPE MAY COUNTY CONTINUES TO FALL

The number of coronavirus cases in Cape May County continues to drop. New figures released by the County Tuesday show 481 active cases which is down significantly from recent weeks. Every town has at least two active residential cases of the virus; Lower Township and Middle Township each have 116 cases.
CAPE MAY COUNTY, NJ
Cape May County Herald

The Wrap: Covid, Economic Rebound, Ida and Census

Get ‘The Wrap,' our take on the news of the week, in your inbox every Tuesday. Sign up at https://bit.ly/3goVpVr. Learn more about J. Byrne Insurance. The Cape May County Health Department's Sept. 3 report points to some positive indicators in the Covid numbers. It notes an 11% decrease in weekly new cases, a decline in the rate of transmission, and the fact that on three of seven days this past week, the county saw less than 40 new cases per day. 
CAPE MAY COUNTY, NJ
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Whitesboro Reunion Returns After Covid Canceled 2020 Event

WHITESBORO - The Concerned Citizens of Whitesboro's wait to hold its yearly community event paid off Labor Day weekend. The Whitesboro Reunion, having been on pause for a year due to Covid, was held at the Martin Luther King Jr. Center, in Whitesboro, Sept. 3-5. The reunion began as a...
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COUNTY’S RATE OF TRANSMISSION OF COVID-19 ON THE DECLINE

Cape May County’s transmission rate for coronavirus is on the way down. County officials announced this weekend the transmission rate is the lowest it has been since July 15th. There have been dozens of new cases of the virus reported daily in the County; every community reports at least one case of the virus.
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