By Naniyah McClain
Student Lifestyle Editor
Children of New Jersey are now able to join summer camps and sleepaway camps after Gov. Phil Murphy signed the executive order to allow camps to open this summer, according to msn.com.
Health officials state that camp staff members must be trained in infection control. In addition, they should screen daily, wear face masks, practice social distancing and follow the updated CDC updates for COVID-19 guidance for summer camps.
Staff members will have the same students throughout the summer, opposed to the usual switching of groups, msn.com continued.
“As an additional safeguard, we will be requiring that unvaccinated overnight campers and staff receive a COVID-19 test before the camp begins and within the first few days of their session,” according to Murphy, msn.com continues
What does this mean for FDU’s Camp Discovery? Will it be in full effect this summer?
The following is the latest COVID-19 cases for yesterday and today. There were 2,365 new positive COVID-19 tests in New Jersey, with a decrease of 174 cases from Bergen County.
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*Numbers according to Google Statistics.
Stay tuned for more daily news updates tomorrow at 10 a.m.
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