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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 17, there are 373 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.

Monmouth County will offer free COVID-19 testing for County residents on Thursday, March 18 in Freehold Borough from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Freehold Boro Fire Department, 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.

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:

 

17-Mar    

16-Mar

Aberdeen:

1581

1571

Allenhurst:

64

63

Allentown:

99

98

Asbury Park:

1483

1477

Atlantic Highlands:

277

274

Avon-by-the-Sea:

171

170

Belmar:

464

462

Bradley Beach:

311

310

Brielle:

498

497

Colts Neck:

848

842

Deal:

256

256

Eatontown:

1425

1418

Englishtown:

194

190

Fair Haven:

390

389

Farmingdale:

125

125

Freehold Borough:

1391

1380

Freehold Township:

2991

2977

Hazlet:

1720

1704

Highlands:

320

319

Holmdel:

1342

1334

Howell:

4485

4445

Interlaken:

73

72

Keansburg:

994

982

Keyport:

592

591

Lake Como:

137

136

Little Silver:

524

522

Loch Arbour:

23

23

Long Branch:

3766

3757

Manalapan:

3434

3406

Manasquan:

476

468

Marlboro:

2952

2929

Matawan:

945

931

Middletown:

5209

5178

Millstone Township:

760

749

Monmouth Beach:

283

283

Neptune City:

433

433

Neptune Township:

2909

2891

Ocean:

2652

2633

Oceanport:

553

545

Red Bank:

1542

1535

Roosevelt:

48

48

Rumson:

578

574

Sea Bright:

128

128

Sea Girt:

152

151

Shrewsbury Borough:

487

488

Shrewsbury Township:

96

96

Spring Lake:

203

201

Spring Lake Heights:

342

342

Tinton Falls:

1512

1499

Union Beach:

489

486

Upper Freehold:

474

472

Wall:

2225

2206

West Long Branch:

1007

1005

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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