TRENTON, N.J (CBS) – New Jersey has loosened more restrictions. Effective at 6 a.m. Friday, outdoor gatherings can expand to a 200 person limit. That’s up from 50.
The indoor gathering limit is being kept at 25.READ MORE: Nearly Half Of Nursing Home Workers In Pennsylvania Have Declined COVID-19 Vaccine, State Data Shows
“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: CBS3 Pet Project: Tips For Getting Your Dog To Walk On A Leash
Gov. Phil Murphy is also doubling the capacity for seating at large indoor venues to 20% up from 10%.MORE NEWS: Seven People Hospitalized After Crash In North Philadelphia: Police
Large outdoor venues also double to 30% from 15%.