With COVID-19 concerns, the city’s mayor has issued executive action to keep Saturday’s bar crawl as safe as possible.READ MORE: Long Island Hoping For Best But Bracing For Worst As Nor'easter Approaches: 'Get Prepared Now'
All businesses are required to check patrons for proof of vaccination with a deadline for the shots dating back at least two weeks.READ MORE: Remembering NYPD Officer Jason Rivera: Wake Held For 22-Year-Old Killed In Line Of Duty In Harlem
Police officers are also out making sure bars are following the rules.
Gov. Phil Murphy says more than 6,300 confirmed COVID cases were reported statewide Saturday, along with 33 deaths.MORE NEWS: Health Officials Tracking New 'Stealth' Omicron Variant Spreading In Europe, Detected In U.S.
The rate of transmission in New Jersey stands at 1.21%. Any transmission rate above 1% indicates that the pandemic is expanding.