Covid-19 Update

FREEHOLD, NJ – Monmouth County Commissioner Director Thomas A. Arnone and County Commissioner Deputy Director Susan M. Kiley have announced that between Monday, Dec. 20 and Thursday, Dec. 23, there have been 2,243 new positive cases of COVID-19 in Monmouth County. During that same time period, there have been four new deaths being reported related to COVID-19 in Monmouth County.

Monmouth County reports the number of positive cases of COVID-19 and the breakdown by municipality on Mondays and Thursdays.

Monmouth County has COVID-19 vaccines available at the Montessori Children’s Learning Center, located at Brookdale Community College in Lincroft, with no appointment necessary on Tuesdays from 2 to 6 p.m. For additional vaccine clinics held by the Monmouth County Health Department throughout the County, please go to www.visitmonmouth.com/health.

Vaccines are available for residents who are at least five years old and live, work or attend school in Monmouth County. The County-operated sites administer the Moderna, Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson vaccines. Anyone under 18 years old must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. For more information, go to www.visitmonmouth.com.

Third doses and boosters of the vaccine can be administered at all County vaccination sites. Individuals should bring their vaccine cards with them. For more information, please refer to the Center for Disease Control guidelines.

Monmouth County will offer free COVID-19 testing on Wednesday, Jan. 5 in Asbury Park from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Asbury Parking Transportation Center located at 1 Municipal Plaza. Visitors should note the clinic has 200 tests and once those are administered, the clinic will close for the day. There will also be a limited number of vaccines available for those who wish to receive it.

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 following the updated Center for Disease Control guidelines.

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

23-Dec20-Dec
Aberdeen:27392670
Allenhurst:10094
Allentown:193190
Asbury Park:23332294
Atlantic Highlands:479459
Avon-by-the-Sea:264258
Belmar:728708
Bradley Beach:516501
Brielle:793772
Colts Neck:15621501
Deal:371354
Eatontown:22472197
Englishtown:372365
Fair Haven:749721
Farmingdale:256246
Freehold Borough:20882066
Freehold Township:55635430
Hazlet:31363032
Highlands:472463
Holmdel:23112233
Howell:89758715
Interlaken:115114
Keansburg:17851704
Keyport:968934
Lake Como:232228
Little Silver:884861
Loch Arbour:3737
Long Branch:53375252
Manalapan:63866229
Manasquan:836814
Marlboro:53225176
Matawan:15711526
Middletown:95609282
Millstone Township:14501421
Monmouth Beach:435429
Neptune City:728715
Neptune Township:48194719
Ocean:44414335
Oceanport:952926
Red Bank:21182085
Roosevelt:8079
Rumson:992963
Sea Bright:187187
Sea Girt:254247
Shrewsbury Borough:706693
Shrewsbury Township:143140
Spring Lake:321315
Spring Lake Heights:545528
Tinton Falls:25602534
Union Beach:883859
Upper Freehold:833819
Wall:38153717
West Long Branch:15441520
Unknown:40

If you would like to read more Monmouth County news updates and information regarding the COVID-19 situation, go to www.visitmonmouth.com or download the new Monmouth County Health Department App available for free at the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store.


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