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, March 22, there are 222 new positive cases of COVID-19 in Monmouth County. There are three 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 sixth in the State.


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To date, the total number of positive COVID-19 cases in Monmouth County since March 2020 is 57,982. As of March 22, there are 272 hospitalized, 47 in intensive care (ICU) and 26 on ventilators in Monmouth County due to COVID-19.

Monmouth County will offer free COVID-19 testing for County residents on Tuesday, March 23 in Keansburg from 4 to 7 p.m. at the New Point Comfort Firehouse, 192 Carr Avenue. Residents should note that 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 9,940 tests, with 782 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. 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:

  22-Mar     21-Mar
Aberdeen: 1626 1621
Allenhurst: 64 64
Allentown: 100 100
Asbury Park: 1514 1506
Atlantic Highlands: 295 292
Avon-by-the-Sea: 173 173
Belmar: 477 475
Bradley Beach: 326 325
Brielle: 514 511
Colts Neck: 876 874
Deal: 260 260
Eatontown: 1457 1456
Englishtown: 200 199
Fair Haven: 401 397
Farmingdale: 130 129
Freehold Borough: 1418 1415
Freehold Township: 3048 3041
Hazlet: 1780 1773
Highlands: 323 321
Holmdel: 1390 1385
Howell: 4624 4609
Interlaken: 76 75
Keansburg: 1043 1033
Keyport: 610 601
Lake Como: 139 139
Little Silver: 538 534
Loch Arbour: 24 24
Long Branch: 3863 3848
Manalapan: 3516 3510
Manasquan: 498 492
Marlboro: 3028 3017
Matawan: 980 975
Middletown: 5385 5364
Millstone Township: 779 775
Monmouth Beach: 292 291
Neptune City: 453 451
Neptune Township: 2983 2976
Ocean: 2704 2700
Oceanport: 563 563
Red Bank: 1562 1558
Roosevelt: 48 48
Rumson: 597 593
Sea Bright: 128 128
Sea Girt: 152 152
Shrewsbury Borough: 498 497
Shrewsbury Township: 97 96
Spring Lake: 209 210
Spring Lake Heights: 351 347
Tinton Falls: 1562 1557
Union Beach: 506 499
Upper Freehold: 484 481
Wall: 2291 2280
West Long Branch: 1027 1022
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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