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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 7, there are 69 new positive cases of COVID-19 in Monmouth County. There are three new deaths being reported today related to COVID-19 in Monmouth County.

Monmouth County now has COVID-19 vaccines available at Brookdale Community College with no appointment necessary. The Brookdale vaccination site will be open Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to noon. Vaccines are available for residents who are at least 18 years old and live, 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. For more information, go to www.visitmonmouth.com.

Monmouth County will offer free COVID-19 testing and vaccines on Tuesday, May 11 in Long Branch from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Bucky James Community Center located at 231 Wilbur Ray Ave. Visitors should note the clinic has 200 tests and 100 vaccines 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:

 

    7-May     

  6-May

Aberdeen:

1883

1883

Allenhurst:

71

71

Allentown:

134

133

Asbury Park:

1692

1691

Atlantic Highlands:

345

345

Avon-by-the-Sea:

193

192

Belmar:

543

542

Bradley Beach:

360

360

Brielle:

567

567

Colts Neck:

997

996

Deal:

270

270

Eatontown:

1658

1658

Englishtown:

234

232

Fair Haven:

507

503

Farmingdale:

162

161

Freehold Borough:

1604

1604

Freehold Township:

3624

3625

Hazlet:

2080

2076

Highlands:

364

365

Holmdel:

1610

1608

Howell:

5493

5485

Interlaken:

81

81

Keansburg:

1201

1200

Keyport:

689

689

Lake Como:

175

175

Little Silver:

606

606

Loch Arbour:

24

24

Long Branch:

4279

4284

Manalapan:

4049

4040

Manasquan:

576

576

Marlboro:

3500

3499

Matawan:

1099

1099

Middletown:

6365

6364

Millstone Township:

932

931

Monmouth Beach:

336

336

Neptune City:

512

512

Neptune Township:

3376

3376

Ocean:

3158

3159

Oceanport:

644

641

Red Bank:

1715

1711

Roosevelt:

55

55

Rumson:

682

680

Sea Bright:

140

140

Sea Girt:

163

163

Shrewsbury Borough:

515

515

Shrewsbury Township:

113

112

Spring Lake:

242

242

Spring Lake Heights:

388

388

Tinton Falls:

1795

1793

Union Beach:

608

605

Upper Freehold:

546

547

Wall:

2629

2628

West Long Branch:

1146

1146

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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