Here’s Everything the Federal Government Has Done
To limit the economic destruction of coronavirus. The federal government is racing to ease the pain facing the U.S. economy as the coronavirus pandemic makes its swift pivot from public health crisis to financial catastrophe. The damage from COVID-19, the disease caused by the new virus, is unlike anything in modern times. Economists have warned the fallout could dwarf the 2008 recession, the worst downturn that many Americans can remember.
Tracking the coronavirus in New Jersey
With 935 new cases reported overnight, New Jersey now has 2,844 total positive cases of coronavirus. 7 more deaths bring the state’s total number of fatalities to 27. As of 2 p.m., New Jersey has the second highest number of coronavirus cases of any state in the country, behind only New York, which has more than 20,800 cases.
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Which Jersey Shore restaurants have closed, remain open? The small-business section, which in an attempt to curb the spread of COVID-19, eateries across the state are no longer permitted to serve customers in dining rooms. Takeout, curbside pickup and delivery are allowed. The following is an update on the status of dozens of Monmouth and Ocean county restaurants, and we will be updating frequently. Please note that the information is current as of press time, but as the situation is constantly changing, we encourage you to check with businesses for the most up-to-date details.
Guidance for parents. You know your children best. Let their questions be your guide as to how much information to provide. However, don’t avoid giving them the information that health experts identify as critical to ensuring your children’s health. Be patient; children and youth do not always talk about their concerns readily. Watch for clues that they may want to talk, such as hovering around while you do the dishes or yard work. It is very typical for younger children to ask a few questions, return to playing, then come back to ask more questions.