Here’s a bit of good news to kick off your Memorial Day weekend.
On Friday, Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order that increases the restriction on people gathering outdoors from 10 to 25. “If you’re looking forward to gathering with your neighbors for a Memorial Day cookout, you may do so, as long as social distancing and personal responsibility remain the order of the day,” he said.
BREAKING: I’m signing an EO LIFTING THE LIMIT on outdoor gatherings from 10 to 25 individuals
Recreational campgrounds – both public and private – are allowed to reopen, effective IMMEDIATELY.
Social distancing must be adhered to.
Indoor gatherings remain limited to 10 people. pic.twitter.com/Qt9cF3nSLB
— Governor Phil Murphy (@GovMurphy) May 22, 2020
The new 25-person limit includes outdoor recreational activities like batting cages, charter fishing and driving ranges that are now also permitted. Yet, indoor gatherings remain 10 people only.
This news come following the announcement of the New Jersey’s beaches being reopened in time for Memorial Day weekend.
While you’re enjoying family, food and fun this weekend, please remember to be safe and practice social distancing.