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. 20, there are 219 new positive cases of COVID-19 in Monmouth County. There are four 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 Tuesday, Feb. 23 in Long Branch from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Bucky James Community Center, 231 Wilbur Ray Avenue. Residents should note 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 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.

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 www.visitmonmouth.com/health. 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:

  20-Feb     19-Feb
Aberdeen: 1368 1366
Allenhurst: 57 56
Allentown: 91 90
Asbury Park: 1283 1280
Atlantic Highlands: 243 242
Avon-by-the-Sea: 152 152
Belmar: 406 406
Bradley Beach: 278 278
Brielle: 448 447
Colts Neck: 769 768
Deal: 233 233
Eatontown: 1255 1252
Englishtown: 177 176
Fair Haven: 327 327
Farmingdale: 106 106
Freehold Borough: 1277 1275
Freehold Township: 2716 2714
Hazlet: 1452 1447
Highlands: 273 271
Holmdel: 1177 1173
Howell: 3895 3895
Interlaken: 57 56
Keansburg: 850 844
Keyport: 519 518
Lake Como: 121 121
Little Silver: 443 443
Loch Arbour: 16 16
Long Branch: 3363 3337
Manalapan: 3037 3037
Manasquan: 410 408
Marlboro: 2630 2625
Matawan: 829 828
Middletown: 4520 4508
Millstone Township: 677 673
Monmouth Beach: 248 247
Neptune City: 382 382
Neptune Township: 2566 2560
Ocean: 2274 2270
Oceanport: 487 480
Red Bank: 1412 1411
Roosevelt: 46 46
Rumson: 486 483
Sea Bright: 108 106
Sea Girt: 140 140
Shrewsbury Borough: 439 436
Shrewsbury Township: 82 82
Spring Lake: 186 186
Spring Lake Heights: 321 321
Tinton Falls: 1327 1327
Union Beach: 398 397
Upper Freehold: 427 427
Wall: 1952 1952
West Long Branch: 884 882
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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