New Jersey's Governor Phil Murphy has signed an executive order that will re-open the state's parks and golf courses as of Saturday morning (May 2).

The executive order, which will take effect at sunrise on May 2, will re-open golf courses, state and county parks across the state.

Murphy closed the state's parks back on April 7, amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Social distancing rules will continue to be in effect at all locations.

New Jersey reported 2,481 new positive #COVID19 test results in the past 24 hours, pushing the statewide total to 116,264.

Additionally, Murphy also says that Nw Jersey reported 426 new COVID-19 hospitalizations on Tuesday, which continues the state's downward trend: