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Assemblyman Jon Bramnick is introducing a measure today to help restaurant owners who bought supplies for what they thought was going to be a partial indoor dining reopening on July second that was suddenly cancelled by Governor Murphy.

In New Jersey there have been 176,278 positive cases of Covid-19. That's out of 1,721,231 tests reported. The spot positivity rate is 2.13 percent. The state's rate of transmission is 0.93.

Ocean County has had 9,878 positive cases, 24 were reported on Wednesday.

Monmouth County has had 9,836 positive cases, 101 were reported on Wednesday.

There are 923 people hospitalized in New Jersey for Covid-19.

Parents and guardians will now be permitted to visit residents at New Jersey's pediatric long-term care facilities.

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