“The Shore is central to our Jersey identity,” Gov. Phil Murphy said Thursday, announcing that all of the state’s beaches can reopen soon. Here, a woman walks on the beach in Belmar, N.J., earlier this month.

“The Shore is central to our Jersey identity,” Gov. Phil Murphy said Thursday, announcing that all of the state’s beaches can reopen soon. Here, a woman walks on the beach in Belmar, N.J., earlier this month.