NEW JERSEY – Gov. Phil Murphy is permitting five additional retail businesses in New Jersey to operate during the coronavirus outbreak.

2020欧洲杯赛事Murphy said the businesses can operate during normal business hours.

Murphy has issued a stay-at-home order, closing all non-essential business at 9 p.m. Saturday, March 21. Read more: Gov. Murphy Announces NJ 'Stay-At-Home' Order Due To Coronavirus

Effective immediately, the following businesses are considered essential:

  • Mobile phone retail and repair shops;
  • Bicycle shops, but only to provide service and repair;
  • Livestock feed stores;
  • Nurseries and garden centers;
  • Farming equipment stores.

Businesses that remain operational must comply with social distancing. Read more: NJ Coronavirus Updates: Here's What You Need To Know

"While we understand that this an unprecedented time for our state, I thank each and every New Jerseyan for using their common sense and staying home as much as possible," said Governor Murphy.

2020欧洲杯赛事The administrative order also clarifies that municipalities may impose additional restrictions on beaches and boardwalks.

2020欧洲杯赛事Two businesses and boardwalks closed on Tuesday:

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How It Spreads

The virus that causes COVID-19 is . Someone who is actively sick with COVID-19 can spread the illness to others. That is why CDC recommends that these patients be isolated either in the hospital or at home (depending on how sick they are) until they are better and no longer pose a risk of infecting others.

There is currently no vaccine for COVID-19.

2020欧洲杯赛事While the best way to prevent illness is to avoid virus exposure, the always recommends taking preventive actions to contain the spread of viruses. This includes:

  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Stay home when you are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipes.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom, before eating, after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.
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