A feared spike in coronavirus cases from Thanksgiving may be happening sooner than health officials anticipated as the state recorded 4,913 COVID-19 positive tests.
Gov. Phil Murphy announced new gathering restrictions aimed at reducing the coronavirus second wave.
Starting Oct. 17, the state will restrict indoor gathering a maximum of 10 people. For outdoor gatherings, the capacity limit is being reset at 150 as of Oct. 23.
Indoor dining and movie theaters will be able to reopen for the Labor Day weekend
Gov. Phil Murphy announced at his daily briefing on June 9 that he will sign an executive order rescinding his stay-at-home order in effect since March 21 due to the coronavirus. Additionally, the governor expanded the limits of indoor gathering while announcing a gradual increase of outdoor gathering through the beginning of July.
A day of protests over the death of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer were held across the nation, including New Jersey.
Gov. Phil Murphy expects to raise the limits to indoor gatherings starting the second weekend of June.
Auto sales and motorcycle dealerships in New Jersey can resume sales from their showrooms starting May 20 with social distancing restrictions.
State Sen. Steve Oroho (R-24) is calling for the Murphy Administration to expedite the reopening of the state’s economy by reviewing detailed business reopening plans submitted to the governor’s office.
Starting on May 18, retail stores in New Jersey can offer limited service and construction sites can resume activity. Additionally, rules on gatherings of people in cars were clarified.