Governor Phil Murphy has give permission for all municipal and private-club swimming pools to reopen.

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The announcement on Governor Murphy's official Facebook page comes just ahead of today's press briefing where Murphy plans to provide more specific details about pools reopening beginning Monday, June 22nd amid coronavirus, according to Patch.com.

The Governor will reportedly lay out guidelines, procedures, and protocols for pools to safely welcome back swimmers.

Of the reopening Murphy stated, "We know a lot of people have been waiting for their ability to get back into the water. We don't blame them."

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So, are YOU ready to get back in the water?

According to the Centers for Disease Control, COVID-19 is unlikely to spread in pools where the water is treated with chlorine and bromine.

We'll continue to update this story as more details become available.

SOURCES: CDC.govPatch.com via Gloucester Twp. Patch/Facebook; Governor Phil Murphy/Facebook

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