Later today, we will pass along the Executive Order and other relevant information but here is a synopsis.
Governor Murphy held a joint press conference with Governor Cuomo of New York and Governor LaMont of Connecticut. Gatherings larger than 50 people will be prohibited. Gyms will be closing at 8 p.m. and remain closed moving forward. Bars and Restaurants will be closing at 8 p.m. moving forward, with the ability to re-open each day to offer take-out and delivery services. Food establishments will be prohibited from offering eat-in services.
Further information will be provided later today, including language on the upcoming Executive Orders.
As of tomorrow, only “essential” New Jersey state employees will be asked to come to their offices.
Closure of ALL pre-K, K-12 schools, higher education institutions beginning 3/18
- Closure of ALL casinos, racetracks, theaters, gyms
- Closure of ALL non-essential retail, recreational, & entertainment businesses after 8 pm
- Ban gatherings of over 50 people