New York, Connecticut, and New Jersey have reopened marinas and boatyards as Gov. Cuomo reports coronavirus may have passed its peak
- New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut announced that boatyards and marinas are now open for personal use after being closed for weeks due to the coronavirus pandemic.
- A joint statement from the governors of all three states said that marinas, boatyards, and marine manufacturers will need to implement social distancing and social protocols to remain open.
- New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut have formed a regional coalition with 15 other states to coordinate the reopening of the economy and eventual end of social distancing issues.
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Marinas, boatyards and marine manufacturers have been permitted to reopen in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut as the metropolitan region continues to treat the coronavirus pandemic.
These waterfront areas were closed for weeks as strict social distancing rules were implemented across the region. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy, and Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont announced the reopening with a joint statement on Saturday, April 18.
“Our states share workforces, resources, public transit, and we all share a connection on the water,” Governor Lamont said in the statement. “This is yet another example of how our states have shared interests, which is all the more …continued .
[Source: Business Insider]