Gov. Murphy Will Relax Restrictions On Restaurants Starting Friday

Created: 03 February 2021

Gov. Murphy Will Relax Restrictions On Restaurants Starting Friday

Today’s News for New Jersey Business: Gov. Murphy said he will relax restrictions on restaurants starting Friday. Limits on many public gatherings will also be relaxed, including in gyms and entertainment venues. Paycheck Protection Program loans keep flowing.

Breaking News: Gov. Murphy to Relax Restrictions on Restaurants Starting Friday – Gov. Phil Murphy announced this morning that he will sign an executive order that will relax dining capacity restrictions for restaurants and lift the post-10 p.m. indoor dining ban. The move comes days before the Super Bowl, typically a booming business day for restaurants and bars. Beginning Friday, at 6 a.m., indoor dining capacity will increase to 35%, up from 25% of maximum capacity. ( Limits for Many Public Indoor Gatherings Will Also be Relaxed, including at Gyms and

Entertainment Venues – Gov. Murphy also said New Jersey will increase the capacity limits for many public indoor gatherings – such as religious ceremonies or services, wedding ceremonies, political activities, and funerals – from 25% to 35%. The maximum number of people allowed at indoor gatherings will remain at 150. Gyms and indoor entertainment venues also will get 10% increases. The new restrictions go into effect on Friday at 6 a.m. (

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