By CBS3 Staff

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.

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“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.

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On Monday, vaccine eligibility expanded across New Jersey to include a host of different frontline essential workers.

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They include workers in agriculture, food and warehouses, as well as clergy.