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, Feb. 16, there are 342 new positive cases of COVID-19 in Monmouth County. There are seven 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.



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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.

To date, the total number of positive COVID-19 cases in Monmouth County since March is 48,652. As of Feb. 16, there are 383 hospitalized, 45 in intensive care (ICU) and 34 on ventilators in Monmouth County due to COVID-19.

Monmouth County will offer free COVD-19 testing for County residents on Thursday, Feb. 18 in Neptune from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Neptune Senior Center, 1607 State Route 33. 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 Residents are encouraged to fill out the testing requisition form ahead of testing in order to expedite the process.

MCHD has administered 9,285 tests, with 713 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 for general information related to COVID-19. Residents can also visit the NJ 211 website for additional information at or by dialing 2-1-1.

The vaccine sites at iPlay America in Freehold, Middletown and Neptune are permanently closed. Individuals with previously scheduled second dose appointments at these sites will now go to the Monmouth County Agricultural Building, at 4000 Kozloski Road, for their originally scheduled date and time.

For information on the COVID-19 vaccine, please visit the County’s COVID-19 vaccination webpage located at Please do not go to a vaccination clinic without a confirmed appointment. There are no extra vaccines available at the clinics.

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

  16-Feb     15-Feb
Aberdeen: 1335 1323
Allenhurst: 56 57
Allentown: 90 90
Asbury Park: 1246 1236
Atlantic Highlands: 238 236
Avon-by-the-Sea: 149 149
Belmar: 392 392
Bradley Beach: 277 275
Brielle: 442 439
Colts Neck: 753 747
Deal: 230 230
Eatontown: 1235 1230
Englishtown: 171 167
Fair Haven: 325 322
Farmingdale: 105 105
Freehold Borough: 1264 1258
Freehold Township: 2678 2671
Hazlet: 1416 1406
Highlands: 265 259
Holmdel: 1152 1146
Howell: 3829 3816
Interlaken: 56 55
Keansburg: 832 833
Keyport: 512 507
Lake Como: 119 116
Little Silver: 435 433
Loch Arbour: 15 15
Long Branch: 3268 3260
Manalapan: 2990 2965
Manasquan: 404 402
Marlboro: 2573 2548
Matawan: 817 812
Middletown: 4422 4385
Millstone Township: 661 659
Monmouth Beach: 244 244
Neptune City: 372 368
Neptune Township: 2510 2493
Ocean: 2229 2223
Oceanport: 465 453
Red Bank: 1399 1395
Roosevelt: 46 46
Rumson: 472 467
Sea Bright: 106 106
Sea Girt: 139 139
Shrewsbury Borough: 429 426
Shrewsbury Township: 79 78
Spring Lake: 184 183
Spring Lake Heights: 314 312
Tinton Falls: 1309 1299
Union Beach: 381 380
Upper Freehold: 422 419
Wall: 1932 1922
West Long Branch: 868 866
Unknown: 0 0


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