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Governor Murphy announced today (June 9) that he will sign an executive order to expand the limits on both indoor and outdoor gatherings.

The COVID-19 update for the state came shortly after Murphy revealed he will be lifting New Jersey’s stay-at-home order this afternoon.

Summary of Actions:

  • Stay-at-Home Directive Ends
  • Outdoor Gathering Limit Increases – (25 people to 100 people)
  • Indoor Gathering Limit Increases – (25 percent of a building’s capacity or 50 people in total)
  • Most Outdoor Recreation Business to Reopen
  • Larger First Amendment Gatherings Allowed
Other Key Dates for Resumption of Activities
  • June 15 –Outdoor Restaurant Dining
  • June 15 — In-Store Retail Shopping
  • June 15 — Childcare Centers
  • June 22 — Non-contact organized sports activities
  • June 22 – Hair Salons and Barber Shops May Reopen
  • June 29 – Tentative behind-the-wheel road tests, and issuing of new licenses and permits
  • July 6 – Youth Summer Programs — day camps, and municipal summer programs

“I anticipate being able to raise the limit on non-protest & non-religious activities to: 250 people on June 22nd and 500 people on July 3rd,” Murphy shared to Twitter.

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