Gov. Murphy orders all public, private, and parochial schools closed effective Wednesday

Gov. Phil Murphy has announced on his Twitter the closure of all schools in New Jersey – public, private, parochial, from pre-K through grade 12, and all colleges and universities, effective Wednesday, March 18.

News 12 Staff

Mar 16, 2020, 9:29 AM

Updated 1,531 days ago

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Gov. Phil Murphy has announced the closure of all schools in New Jersey – public, private, parochial, from pre-K through grade 12, and all colleges and universities, effective Wednesday, March 18.
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The closure is until such time as deemed by health officials to be safe for classes to resume.
Murphy said earlier that bars, restaurants and casinos will shutter at 8 p.m. Monday in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Bars and restaurants can remain open for takeout or delivery only.
The governor also said that gatherings of 50 or more people would be prohibited.
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AP wire services helped contribute to this report.


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