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, May 2, there are 83 new positive cases of COVID-19 in Monmouth County. There are four new deaths being reported today related to COVID-19 in Monmouth County.

Monmouth County has COVID-19 vaccine appointments available for next week at Brookdale Community College. Vaccine appointments are available for residents who are 18 years old or older and those who work or attend school in Monmouth County.

The County-operated sites administer the Moderna vaccine, which is not approved for anyone under the age of 18. To schedule an appointment, go to www.visitmonmouth.com.


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Monmouth County will offer free COVID-19 testing for County residents on Wednesday, May 5 in Freehold Borough from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Freehold Boro Fire Dept. located at 49 W. Main Street. 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.

The County Commissioners and the Monmouth County Health Department (MCHD) are reminding 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.

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

     2-May      1-May
Aberdeen: 1876 1869
Allenhurst: 70 70
Allentown: 134 134
Asbury Park: 1689 1688
Atlantic Highlands: 340 340
Avon-by-the-Sea: 192 192
Belmar: 541 541
Bradley Beach: 361 361
Brielle: 567 567
Colts Neck: 997 996
Deal: 270 270
Eatontown: 1658 1658
Englishtown: 229 229
Fair Haven: 496 496
Farmingdale: 160 160
Freehold Borough: 1600 1599
Freehold Township: 3603 3597
Hazlet: 2069 2069
Highlands: 364 364
Holmdel: 1606 1603
Howell: 5475 5468
Interlaken: 81 81
Keansburg: 1198 1198
Keyport: 684 684
Lake Como: 175 175
Little Silver: 605 605
Loch Arbour: 24 24
Long Branch: 4255 4239
Manalapan: 4017 4016
Manasquan: 575 575
Marlboro: 3488 3488
Matawan: 1095 1095
Middletown: 6340 6333
Millstone Township: 928 928
Monmouth Beach: 336 335
Neptune City: 509 509
Neptune Township: 3370 3369
Ocean: 3140 3135
Oceanport: 639 639
Red Bank: 1711 1709
Roosevelt: 55 55
Rumson: 679 677
Sea Bright: 140 140
Sea Girt: 163 163
Shrewsbury Borough: 515 515
Shrewsbury Township: 112 112
Spring Lake: 242 242
Spring Lake Heights: 386 386
Tinton Falls: 1786 1782
Union Beach: 605 604
Upper Freehold: 548 548
Wall: 2626 2620
West Long Branch: 1145 1144
Unknown: 0 0

 

 

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.

 

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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