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. 19, there are 372 new positive cases of COVID-19 in Monmouth County. There are six 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.

In comparison to the number of new positive cases in all 21 counties in New Jersey, Monmouth County is currently ranked second in the State.


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To date, the total number of positive COVID-19 cases in Monmouth County since March is 40,365. As of Jan. 19, there are 452 hospitalized, 67 in intensive care (ICU) and 49 on ventilators in Monmouth County due to COVID-19.

Monmouth County will offer free COVD-19 testing for County residents at locations that allow tests to be administered inside and outside, depending on the weather. The schedule for this week is as follows:

  • Thursday, Jan. 21 in Keansburg from 4 to 7 p.m. at the New Point Comfort Firehouse, 192 Carr Ave.
  • Saturday, Jan. 23 in Long Branch from 9 a.m. to noon at the Bucky James Community Center, 231 Wilbur Ray Ave.

Residents should note the clinic has 200 tests and once those are administered, the clinic will close for the day.

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.

MCHD has administered 8,724 tests, with 655 positive results, as part of the County’s COVID-19 Free Testing Program, which began in July. MCHD is conducting contact tracing for all residents who test positive.

Residents with general questions or concerns about the 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:

 19-Jan    18-Jan
Aberdeen:11201108
Allenhurst:5150
Allentown:7172
Asbury Park:10061003
Atlantic Highlands:197192
Avon-by-the-Sea:125125
Belmar:305299
Bradley Beach:228222
Brielle:343343
Colts Neck:611609
Deal:202200
Eatontown:10351030
Englishtown:140140
Fair Haven:253251
Farmingdale:8483
Freehold Borough:11071100
Freehold Township:22502235
Hazlet:11961176
Highlands:213210
Holmdel:979974
Howell:31743156
Interlaken:5252
Keansburg:708704
Keyport:424418
Lake Como:9797
Little Silver:310307
Loch Arbour:1414
Long Branch:27612731
Manalapan:24012376
Manasquan:322311
Marlboro:21302104
Matawan:704700
Middletown:36643615
Millstone Township:541534
Monmouth Beach:180180
Neptune City:300296
Neptune Township:21182094
Ocean:18831879
Oceanport:344337
Red Bank:12151212
Roosevelt:3434
Rumson:340336
Sea Bright:8989
Sea Girt:126125
Shrewsbury Borough:350345
Shrewsbury Township:7070
Spring Lake:144144
Spring Lake Heights:251249
Tinton Falls:10571051
Union Beach:294286
Upper Freehold:358358
Wall:16561644
West Long Branch:738735
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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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