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, April 19, there are 164 new positive cases of COVID-19 in Monmouth County. There are two 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.

To date, the total number of positive COVID-19 cases in Monmouth County since March 2020 is 65,542. As of April 19, there are 220 hospitalized, 46 in intensive care (ICU) and 27 on ventilators in Monmouth County due to COVID-19.


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Monmouth County will offer free COVID-19 testing for County residents on Wednesday, April 21 in Neptune from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Neptune Senior Center located at 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 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.

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:

  19-April     18-April
Aberdeen: 1860 1852
Allenhurst: 69 69
Allentown: 128 128
Asbury Park: 1673 1671
Atlantic Highlands: 329 327
Avon-by-the-Sea: 191 191
Belmar: 538 535
Bradley Beach: 363 362
Brielle: 564 564
Colts Neck: 985 985
Deal: 269 269
Eatontown: 1638 1630
Englishtown: 227 226
Fair Haven: 483 482
Farmingdale: 155 155
Freehold Borough: 1571 1568
Freehold Township: 3504 3491
Hazlet: 2039 2034
Highlands: 356 354
Holmdel: 1594 1591
Howell: 5380 5372
Interlaken: 81 81
Keansburg: 1179 1172
Keyport: 690 688
Lake Como: 169 169
Little Silver: 593 593
Loch Arbour: 24 24
Long Branch: 4237 4223
Manalapan: 3983 3980
Manasquan: 573 573
Marlboro: 3448 3439
Matawan: 1089 1082
Middletown: 6190 6171
Millstone Township: 905 900
Monmouth Beach: 331 330
Neptune City: 502 499
Neptune Township: 3348 3336
Ocean: 3081 3076
Oceanport: 630 629
Red Bank: 1702 1699
Roosevelt: 55 55
Rumson: 659 660
Sea Bright: 139 138
Sea Girt: 163 162
Shrewsbury Borough: 517 517
Shrewsbury Township: 109 108
Spring Lake: 240 240
Spring Lake Heights: 387 386
Tinton Falls: 1767 1761
Union Beach: 593 591
Upper Freehold: 539 538
Wall: 2574 2573
West Long Branch: 1129 1128
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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