Gov. Murphy boosts New Jersey's outdoor gathering limit from 10 to 25

Gov. Phil Murphy says that he is lifting the limit on outdoor gatherings from 10 people to 25 and that Memorial Day cookouts can go forward if people maintain social distancing.

News 12 Staff

May 22, 2020, 3:21 PM

Updated 1,520 days ago

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Gov. Phil Murphy says that he is lifting the limit on outdoor gatherings from 10 people to 25 and that Memorial Day cookouts can go forward if people maintain social distancing.
Murphy also said Friday that public and private campgrounds may reopen, citing hopeful trends in state coronavirus data. He says indoor gatherings are still limited to 10 people.
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New Jersey reported about 1,400 new cases overnight to bring the overall case figure at about 153,000. There were 146 deaths reported overnight that pushed the death toll close to 11,000.
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