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            12/7/2020 - Monmouth County has 234 additional positive cases of COVID-19 as of 12/07/2020

            Monmouth County has 234 additional positive cases
            of COVID-19

            FREEHOLD, NJ – Monmouth County Freeholder Director Thomas A. Arnone and Freeholder Deputy Director Susan M. Kiley have announced that today, Dec. 7, there are 234 new positive cases of COVID-19 in Monmouth County. There is one new death being reported today related to COVID-19 in Monmouth County.

            In comparison to the number of new positive cases in all 21 counties in New Jersey, Monmouth County is currently ranked eighth in the State.

            To date, the total number of positive COVID-19 cases in Monmouth County since March is 23,076. As of Dec. 7, there are 446 hospitalized, 73 in intensive care (ICU) and 49 on ventilators in Monmouth County due to COVID-19.

            Monmouth County will offer free COVD-19 testing for County residents at locations that allow tests to be administered inside and outside, depending on the weather. The schedule for this week is as follows:

            • Tuesday, Dec. 8 in Long Branch from 4 to 7 p.m., Bucky James Community Center, 231 Wilbur Ray Ave.
            • Thursday, Dec. 10 in Asbury Park from 4 to 7 p.m., Asbury Park Transportation Center, 1 Municipal Plaza
            • Saturday, Dec. 12 in Keansburg from 9 a.m. to noon, New Point Comfort Firehouse, 192 Carr Ave.

            Residents should note that clinics have 200 tests and once those are administered, the clinic will close for the day.

            Also on Tuesday, Dec. 8, Monmouth County will offer free mobile COVID-19 testing specifically for healthcare workers and first responders in Middletown from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Middletown Fire Department, 336 State Highway 35. There will be 100 tests available at this site.

            The Monmouth County Health Department (MCHD) has administered 6,536 tests, with 401 positive results, as part of the County’s COVID-19 Free Testing Program, which began in July. MCHD is conducting contact tracing for all residents who test positive.

            Residents with general questions or concerns about the COVID-19 are able to contact the MCHD phone bank by calling 732-845-2070 from 10 a.m. to 6 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 http://www.nj211.org/coronavirus-covid-19 or by dialing 2-1-1.

            Information and updates from the New Jersey Department of Health about the forthcoming COVID-19 vaccine can be found at www.visitmonmouth.com/health.

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

             

            7-Dec

            6-Dec

            Aberdeen:

            625

            622

            Allenhurst:

            37

            37

            Allentown:

            37

            37

            Asbury Park:

            589

            585

            Atlantic Highlands:

            103

            102

            Avon-by-the-Sea:

            57

            57

            Belmar:

            151

            149

            Bradley Beach:

            138

            137

            Brielle:

            170

            169

            Colts Neck:

            342

            337

            Deal:

            144

            144

            Eatontown:

            625

            619

            Englishtown:

            87

            87

            Fair Haven:

            139

            138

            Farmingdale:

            42

            41

            Freehold Borough:

            722

            712

            Freehold Township:

            1353

            1344

            Hazlet:

            708

            701

            Highlands:

            112

            111

            Holmdel:

            586

            578

            Howell:

            1763

            1737

            Interlaken:

            37

            37

            Keansburg:

            380

            376

            Keyport:

            232

            230

            Lake Como:

            57

            57

            Little Silver:

            160

            159

            Loch Arbour:

            10

            10

            Long Branch:

            1542

            1525

            Manalapan:

            1294

            1283

            Manasquan:

            147

            145

            Marlboro:

            1285

            1277

            Matawan:

            455

            449

            Middletown:

            2066

            2046

            Millstone Township:

            260

            258

            Monmouth Beach:

            84

            84

            Neptune City:

            174

            172

            Neptune Township:

            1169

            1160

            Ocean:

            1075

            1069

            Oceanport:

            200

            199

            Red Bank:

            759

            753

            Roosevelt:

            18

            18

            Rumson:

            193

            189

            Sea Bright:

            55

            55

            Sea Girt:

            71

            69

            Shrewsbury Borough:

            187

            187

            Shrewsbury Township:

            36

            36

            Spring Lake:

            73

            72

            Spring Lake Heights:

            131

            130

            Tinton Falls:

            556

            550

            Union Beach:

            158

            155

            Upper Freehold:

            215

            214

            Wall:

            896

            892

            West Long Branch:

            535

            534

            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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