Atlantic City Boardwalk Booming With Business As New Jersey Faces Wave Of COVID Cases – CBS Philly

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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (CBS) — Face masks will make a return to New Jersey classrooms for the new school year. The rule only applies in indoor settings. But the same guidelines will not apply in Pennsylvania.

The Atlantic City boardwalk was packed Friday night, some wearing masks while others chose not to, as the Delta variant spreads quickly.

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“Last year, this boardwalk was empty. People were so scared they didn’t even want to come out of their house,” one man said.

But now, the Atlantic City boardwalk is back to business, with masks or without them.

“And a lot of it is choice. Even folks that are fully vaccinated will still wear them if that’s what makes them comfortable,” said Rebekah Mena with the Atlantic City Mayor’s Office.

Although, there is a wave of concern surfacing as New Jersey faces an uptick in COVID cases fueled by the Delta variant.

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