NJ COVID Numbers Spike / Cat Taken From Yard, Dies / Bar Rules

Tom Davis
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Check out the top news that made headlines this week across the Patch network in New Jersey:

Gov. Murphy: NJ COVID-19 Numbers Going 'In Wrong Direction' (UPDATE)

On Saturday, New Jersey had its highest daily case total since the pandemic began.>>>Read more here.

Middletown Animal Control Took Cat From Yard, Vet Euthanized It

A Belford family said an officer came onto their yard last week and took their healthy cat, thinking it was injured. The cat was euthanized.

Gov. Murphy Clarifies New Rules For NJ Indoor Dining, Bar, Barbers

The new rules were effective on Thursday, and they ban bar seating and reduce capacity at hair salons. Here's what they say.

9 COVID-19 Cases Linked To Leggetts In Manasquan: DOH

Several COVID-19 cases involving bartenders and servers have been linked to the Manasquan bar and restaurant, state officials said.

Waretown Bar Owner: NJ COVID Rules A 'Nuclear Bomb' On Industry

Unlike a past interaction with Chris Christie, NJ officials haven't told Jim Keady to "sit down and shut up." But he still has concerns.

NJ Prepares To Distribute COVID-19 Vaccine: 'We Will Be Ready'

Pfizer has announced a vaccine candidate is 90 percent effective in preventing COVID-19 infections. Here's how NJ will respond.

Gov. Murphy: NJ Schools Aren't Going Remote Due To COVID-19 - Yet

Gov. Murphy addressed rumors on Thursday that NJ schools were going remote.

Westfield Health Dept. To Patrons Of Summit Bar: Get Tested Now

Officials said anyone who "spen[t] time in the bar area" at Roots Steakhouse should get tested, as "multiple" staffers have coronavirus.

NJ Expands Coronavirus Travel Quarantine List To 45 States

New Jersey updated its coronavirus travel advisory again, expanding the quarantine list to its biggest yet. Here's where.

Ex-NJ Candidate, Sex Offender Spoke At Trump News Conference

Daryl Brooks was convicted of fondling himself in front of 2 young girls. He spoke about election fraud at a Trump Campaign news conference.

This article originally appeared on the Point Pleasant Patch