Visitors to be allowed again at NJ prisons

Beginning May 1, for the first time in more than a year, inmates of New Jersey prison will be allowed visitors; the program had been suspended due to a surge in COVID-19 cases. The Department of Corrections credits the growing number of vaccinations among prisoners and an infection rate below 1% as reasons for the change. Visits can take place outdoors, weather permitting, and they must be scheduled in advance.

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