92.7 WOBM News Flash Briefing: April 17 5AM
The amount of positive Covid-19 coronavirus cases in Ocean County has risen to 4,254 in the latest tally by the Ocean County Health Department. In Monmouth County, the health department reports a total of 4,299 cases.
Members of congress from New Jersey say the health-care situation needs to stabilized to mend the economy, which is in tatters after government-ordered shutdowns – but that the government needs to provide more aid in the meantime.
Governor Murphy says public and private schools will remain closed through at least Friday, May 15.