TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy is expected to increase gathering restrictions at his COVID-19 briefing today, according to multiple media reports

The anticipated changes are to decrease outdoor gathering limits from 150 to 25 and for a ban to be placed on high school sports. 

Murphy is set to announce these restrictions today in a 12:00 noon press conference from Trenton.

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