NJ ready to enter Phase 2: Outdoor dining, salons, barbershops to open later this month

Gov. Phil Murphy says more businesses will be able to open later this month.

News 12 Staff

Jun 1, 2020, 10:02 AM

Updated 1,419 days ago

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Gov. Phil Murphy says more businesses will be able to open later this month. The governor said Monday that restaurants can open for outdoor dining on June 15. Barbershops and salons can open on June 22.
Already parks, golf courses and curbside pickup for retail have reopened.
There were 509 new positive cases overnight, putting the statewide total at about 160,000. Murphy says there were 27 deaths over the same period, putting the death toll at 11,721.
Watch: Salon owner says COVID-19 restrictions will hurt business
 The Associated Press wire services contributed to this report.
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- Gov. Murphy starts off Monday's briefing addressing the protests against police brutality taking place across New Jersey and the nation.
- Gov. Murphy now addresses the latest for the COVID-19 crisis in New Jersey and his reopening plan.
 - The governor says that as more aspects of New Jersey reopen, there will be some upticks in COVID-19 infections.
 - New Jersey has the ability to conduct 20,000 COVID-19 tests per day.
- Phase 2 of New Jersey's reopening plan to begin June 15.
- New Jersey records 509 new positive cases of COVID-19. The statewide total is now 160,918.
 - An additional 27 COVID-19-related deaths have been confirmed in New Jersey. The statewide death toll from the virus stands at 11,721.
 
 
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