Philadelphia, PA - New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy As ordered bars and restaurants to cease indoor dining from 10:00 PM to 5:00 AM to control a coronavirus resurgence.
New Jersey Closes Bar and Restaurants Early
The governor announced the state may be entering a second wave of the virus, which already lead to over 14-thousand dead in the state of New Jersey.
The new restrictions will take effect Thursday. The governor's new order was in response to an increase in the infection rate over the past seven days of 2,000 per day. Compared to the Aug infection rate of 370 cases per day.
During new restrictions, bars and restaurants will still be subject to 25% seating capacity for indoor dining. The new order will definitely be a big hit on the already struggling restaurant and bar industry in the state.