TRENTON, N.J. (CBS) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy is raising the limit on general outdoor gatherings, effective Friday. The limit will rise to 200 people.
However, general indoor gathering limits are not being raised.READ MORE: Man Shot Outside Of Marriott Hotel In Center City
“General indoor gathering limits will remain at 25 people. The reason we are increasing the outdoor limit is that as the weather gets warmer, we are urging everyone to engage in social activities outside whenever possible,” Murphy said.READ MORE: Stolen Trailer With Barrels Of Oil Leads To Hazmat Situation In Strawberry Mansion
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They include workers in agriculture, food and warehouses, as well as clergy.