Indoor Malls Reopen In New Jersey After Months Of Closures; Indoor Dining Delayed

Short Hills Mall
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By WCBS Newsradio 880
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TRENTON (WCBS 880) — While shoppers in New Jersey can head back to malls beginning Monday, residents hoping to enjoy indoor dining will have to wait. 

Indoor malls, which have been closed since mid-March, are reopening as the state progresses through Stage 2, of three, in restarting the economy. 

Masks or face coverings are required for visitors and employees; all stores are limited to 50% capacity. 

Restaurants inside the mall are limited to takeout and delivery, but they can provide in-person service if they have an outdoor area for dining. Indoor entertainment businesses, such as theaters and arcades, must remain closed.