People 55 and over are among those newly eligible for the vaccine today. CDC: Vaccinated Americans can now resume domestic and overseas travel – with fewer COVID-19 testing requirements – as long as masks are worn and public health measures are followed. Gov. Phil Murphy is trying to lure movie and TV studios to New Jersey with big tax credits – and he notes that N.J.’s politics differ from Georgia’s.
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Younger people in New Jersey are being hospitalized for COVID-19 at higher rates. A guide for restaurants and bars applying for grants under the new $28.6 billion federal grant program. The New York Mets Opening Day game against the Washington Nationals scheduled for tonight has been postponed because of COVID-19 issues.
President Biden signs bill to extend the Paycheck Protection Program for two more months. Testing indicates that nearly half of the new COVID-19 cases in Newark are caused by the UK variant. The back-to-school plan in Newark: Students and staff to get weekly COVID-19 tests.