New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy tweeted today that he will sign an executive order reopening state parks this weekend.
All state parks, golf courses and county parks will reopen at sunrise on May 2, Murphy announced.
“Social distancing will continue to be mandated,” he tweeted.
Murphy, speaking at a news conference today, said Covid-19 numbers in the state are "headed in the right direction."
At least 6,770 people have died of coronavirus, and at least 116,264 people have tested positive for the virus, he said.