VIRUS UPDATE: COVID-19 DEATH TOLL RISES

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The Fair Haven post office now has a plastic barrier to minimize contact between customers and employees. (Reader photo. Click to enlarge.)

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By JOHN T. WARD

Seven more New Jersey deaths were recorded as the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases continued to grow, state officials said Monday.

Two days after issuing an unprecdented executive order aimed at slowing the spread of the pandemic, Governor Phil Murphy said he was also barring all  elective surgeries and invasive procedures, both medical and dental.

The state Attorney General also announced new actions to free some county jail inmates and prosecute alleged violators of Murphy’s virus-prompted orders.

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RED BANK: COVID-19 CASELOAD GROWS

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By JOHN T. WARD

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One day after Governor Phil Murphy issued a wide-raging executive order requiring all New Jersey residents to “stay at home,” his administration reported Sunday that the known number of statewide COVID-19 patients rose by 590, to 1,914.

Four new deaths from the coronavirus within the Garden State were also reported.

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VIRUS UPDATE: MURPHY ORDERS ‘STAY HOME’

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By JOHN T. WARD

redbankgreen hot topicWith the number of COVID-19 cases continuing to climb, Governor Phil Murphy on Saturday ordered all New Jersey residents to “stay at home.”

He also asked those who might be looking to the shore area as a refuge not to head there.

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VIRUS UPDATE: HOLMDEL TEST SITE TO OPEN

Phil Murphy in Red Bank in 2017 during his run for governor. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge.)

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By JOHN T. WARD

With the number of COVID-19 cases continuing to climb, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced a plan to open drive-thru test site in Holmdel Monday.

Speaking at Bergen County Community College following the opening of the state’s first drive-thru test center on Friday, Murphy said the state’s caseload rose by 155 from Thursday, to 890, with two additional deaths.

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VIRUS UPDATE: CASE NUMBER RISES

red bank mulholland 031820.jpgThe view through a patient’s windshield outside Integrated Medicine Alliance in Red Bank Wednesday. (Reader photo. Click to enlarge.)

By JOHN T. WARD

Four more New Jersey residents have died as the statewide number of COVID-19 cases soared in the last 24 hours, state health officials reported Thursday.

Governor Phil Murphy said at a press briefing in Trenton that the number of cases rose to 742, up from 427 Wednesday, including 11 additional cases in Monmouth County, which had 43.

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RED BANK: SHEHADY COVID-19 POSITIVE

ziad shehadyZiad Shehady at borough hall in December, 2018. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge.)

By JOHN T. WARD

Business Administrator Ziad Shehady has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus, he told redbankgreen Thursday.

But he’s working from home and hasn’t experienced any symptoms worse than a common cold, he said.

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RED BANK: STILL ‘NO CASES,’ OFFICIAL SAYS

red bank grandville tower 031820 2Grandville Tower has two residents who are self-quarantined, but neither’s test results have come back yet, says a health official. (Click to enlarge.)

By JOHN T. WARD

Contrary to notices issued to tenants, a Red Bank high-rise apartment building does not have any known COVID-19 cases, officials said Wednesday.

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VIRUS UPDATE: STATE CASE TOTAL SOARS

By JOHN T. WARD

hot topic red bank njNew Jersey saw two more deaths and a sharp climb in the number of COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, state health officials reported Wednesday.

Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli said at a daily press briefing that the number of cases rose to 427, up 162 from Tuesday, including eight additional cases in Monmouth County.

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RED BANK: FIRST COVID CASES DISCLOSED

Grandville Tower in Red Bank. (2013 photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge.)

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By JOHN T. WARD

Two residents of Red Bank’s Grandville Tower apartments are self-quarantined with the COVID-19 virus, the building’s owner informed tenants in a letter dated March 14.

They are the first reported patients of the global pandemic in the borough.

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RED BANK: TWO BUSTED FOR PROSTITUTION

AUTHORITIES_RB2-2014The crime and arrest reports below were provided by the Red Bank Police Department for the period of May 1 to May 8, 2014. This information is unedited.

CRIMES:
Criminal Mischief occurring at N. Bridge Ave. parking lot on 5-8-14. Victim reported that unknown person(s) scratched his parked vehicle on drivers side front and rear doors and punctured tire. Ptl. Sean Hauschildt

ARRESTS:
Thomas Armstrong, age 32 male of Red Bank was arrested on 5-8-14 in the area of E. Newman Springs Rd. for COC [Contempt of Court] by Ptl. Stanley Balmer.

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RED BANK: THREE HIGH-PRICED BIKES SWIPED

AUTHORITIES_RB2-2014The crime and arrest reports below were provided by the Red Bank Police Department for the period of April 24 to May 1, 2014. This information is unedited.

CRIMES:
Theft occurring on 4-25-14 at Broad St. business. Owner of business reported that unknown person(s) removed a 12-foot long section of metal fencing. Sgt. Wendy Samis.

Theft occurring on 4-27-14 at West Front St. Victim reported that he left his Apple I Phone on a bench unattended for a few minutes. Upon return phone was missing. Ptl. Patrick Kennedy.

Criminal Mischief occurring between 4-25-14 and 4-27-14 at Monmouth St. business. Victim reported that unknown person(s) struck glass door and shattered same. Sgt David Hicks.

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RED BANK: $1400 IN FILET MIGNON STOLEN

AUTHORITIES_RB2-2014The crime and arrest reports below were provided by the Red Bank Police Department for the period of April 17 to April 24, 2014. This information is unedited.

CRIMES:
Criminal Mischief occurring between 4-16-14 and 4-17-14 at Cedar Street. Victim reported that unknown person(s) cracked windshield on parked vehicle. Ptl. Paul Perez.

Theft occurring at Catherine St. on 4-18-14. Victim reported that unknown subject stole medication and cash from residence. Ptl. Sean Hauschildt.

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RED BANK: BOAT ENGINE STOLEN

AUTHORITIES_RB2-2014The crime and arrest reports below were provided by the Red Bank Police Department for the period of April 10 to April 17, 2014. This information is unedited.

CRIMES:
Theft occurring between 4-15-14 and 4-16-14 at 56 Shrewsbury Ave. residence. Unknown person(s) removed a Tohatsu 9.8 boat engine from beneath a deck outside of residence. Ptl. Garrett Falco.

ARRESTS:
Miguel Ortiz, age 29 male of Red Bank was arrested on 4-16-14 in the area of Monmouth St. for COC [Contempt of Court] by Ptl. Tanner Shea.

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RED BANK: BURGLAR NETS 10 FISHING REELS

AUTHORITIES_RB2-2014The crime and arrest reports below were provided by the Red Bank Police Department for the period of March 27 to April 10, 2014. This information is unedited.

CRIMES:
Theft occurring between 3-26-14 and 3-27-14 at West Bergen Place residence. Victim reported that unknown person(s) stole his wallet from bedroom, which contained cash, bankcard and I.D. Ptl. Garrett Falco.

Criminal Mischief occurring at River St. on 3-28-14. School bus driver advised that unknown subject threw a rock at bus. Ptl. Jorge Torres.

Criminal Mischief occurring on 3-20-14 at West Front St. Cab driver reported that unknown person intentionally hit the passenger side window with his fist ripping same off. Ptl. Paul Perez.
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RED BANK: PAIR SHOPLIFTS TWO CASES OF BUD

AUTHORITIES_RB2-2014The crime and arrest reports below were provided by the Red Bank Police Department for the period of March 13 to March 27, 2014. This information is unedited.

CRIMES:
Theft occurring between 3-12-14 and 3-13-14 at Chapin Ave. Victim reported that unknown person(s) entered garage and stole wallet containing cash and credit cards from parked vehicle. Ptl. Shane Dengel.

Theft occurring at Newman Springs Road residence on 3-14-14. Victim reported that unknown person(s) stole computer and a tablet. Ptl. John Camarca.

Criminal Mischief occurring on 3-14-14 at Harding Road. Victim reported that an unknown child threw rocks at her vehicle while traveling. Rocks dented hood and chipped windshield. Ptl. Paul Perez.

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