New Jersey aquariums, libraries, museums to reopen July 2 from COVID-19

Gov. Phil Murphy says aquariums, libraries, museums and some indoor recreation can reopen from their coronavirus pause on July 2.

News 12 Staff

Jun 24, 2020, 10:33 AM

Updated 1,390 days ago

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Gov. Phil Murphy says aquariums, libraries, museums and some indoor recreation can reopen from their coronavirus pause on July 2.
Murphy said Wednesday that masks will be required, and capacity must be limited to 25%. The governor says the indoor recreation businesses cleared to reopen are bowling alleys, batting cages and arcades, though they must also limit capacity to a quarter and require masks for patrons and workers.
The governor also said that gyms and fitness centers can reopen July 2 but only for individual training sessions.
The Associated Press wire services contributed to this report.
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The statewide total number of coronavirus cases in New Jersey now stands at 169,892, after Gov. Phil Murphy just announced 317 new cases. The governor also announced 48 additional deaths, bringing the statewide death toll to 12,995.
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