Covid-19 Update

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FREEHOLD, NJ – Monmouth County Commissioner Director Thomas A. Arnone and County Commissioner Deputy Director Susan M. Kiley have announced that today, Jan. 7, there are 577 new positive cases of COVID-19 in Monmouth County. There are eight new deaths being reported today related to COVID-19 in Monmouth County.

The County Commissioners and the Monmouth County Health Department (MCHD) are strongly urging residents to do their part to slow the spread by practicing social distancing, wearing a face covering when social distancing is not possible, not gathering in large crowds, washing their hands and staying home when sick.

Monmouth County will offer free COVD-19 testing for County residents on Friday, Jan. 8 in Long Branch from 4-7 p.m. at the Bucky James Community Center, 231 Wilbur Ray Ave. Residents should note that the clinic has 200 tests and once those are administered, the clinic will close for the day. 


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Information about the County’s COVID-19 testing program is available on www.visitmonmouth.com. Residents are encouraged to fill out the testing requisition form ahead of testing in order to expedite the process.

Residents with general questions or concerns about COVID-19 are able to contact the MCHD phone bank by calling 732-845-2070 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

When the phone bank is not operational, please visit the MCHD website at www.visitmonmouth.com/health for general information related to COVID-19. Residents can also visit the NJ 211 website for additional information at www.nj211.org/coronavirus-covid-19 or by dialing 2-1-1.

For information on the COVID-19 vaccine, please visit the County’s COVID-19 vaccination webpage located at www.visitmonmouth.com/health.

The breakdown of positive COVID-19 cases by municipality is as follows:

  7-Jan     6-Jan
Aberdeen: 958 945
Allenhurst: 48 47
Allentown: 61 61
Asbury Park: 886 872
Atlantic Highlands: 151 150
Avon-by-the-Sea: 99 96
Belmar: 250 250
Bradley Beach: 198 194
Brielle: 284 274
Colts Neck: 518 512
Deal: 182 181
Eatontown: 907 891
Englishtown: 127 127
Fair Haven: 229 227
Farmingdale: 69 68
Freehold Borough: 1031 1023
Freehold Township: 1948 1929
Hazlet: 1027 1011
Highlands: 178 176
Holmdel: 816 801
Howell: 2741 2702
Interlaken: 49 48
Keansburg: 598 577
Keyport: 365 358
Lake Como: 85 85
Little Silver: 250 246
Loch Arbour: 13 13
Long Branch: 2363 2338
Manalapan: 2024 1985
Manasquan: 238 234
Marlboro: 1826 1803
Matawan: 628 623
Middletown: 3135 3078
Millstone Township: 457 441
Monmouth Beach: 148 145
Neptune City: 259 253
Neptune Township: 1782 1747
Ocean: 1654 1612
Oceanport: 297 293
Red Bank: 1092 1084
Roosevelt: 29 29
Rumson: 297 293
Sea Bright: 83 80
Sea Girt: 112 112
Shrewsbury Borough: 290 286
Shrewsbury Township: 62 61
Spring Lake: 123 117
Spring Lake Heights: 213 210
Tinton Falls: 904 887
Union Beach: 245 241
Upper Freehold: 315 313
Wall: 1421 1398
West Long Branch: 666 658
Unknown: 0 0

 

If you would like to read more Monmouth County news updates and information regarding the COVID-19 situation, go to www.visitmonmouth.com.


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