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            1/4/2021 - Monmouth County has 172 additional positive cases of COVID-19 as of 01/04/2021

            Monmouth County has 172 additional positive cases
            of COVID-19

            FREEHOLD, NJ – Monmouth County Commissioner Director Thomas A. Arnone and County Commissioner Deputy Director Susan M. Kiley have announced that today, Jan. 4, there are 172 new positive cases of COVID-19 in Monmouth County. There is one new death 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.

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

            To date, the total number of positive COVID-19 cases in Monmouth County since March is 33,285. As of Jan. 4, there are 486 hospitalized, 82 in intensive care (ICU) and 63 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:

            · Thursday, Jan. 7 in Neptune from 9 a.m. to noon at the Neptune First Aid Station, 5 Neptune Blvd.

            · Friday, Jan. 8 in Long Branch from 4- 7p.m. at the Bucky James Community Center, 231 Wilbur Ray Ave.

            Residents should note the clinic has 200 tests and once those are administered, the clinic will close for the day. Residents are encouraged to fill out the testing requisition form ahead of testing in order to expedite the process.

            MCHD has administered 8,056 tests, with 567 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 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.

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

             

            4-Jan

            3-Jan

            Aberdeen:

            910

            908

            Allenhurst:

            48

            47

            Allentown:

            58

            58

            Asbury Park:

            846

            844

            Atlantic Highlands:

            147

            143

            Avon-by-the-Sea:

            93

            93

            Belmar:

            246

            245

            Bradley Beach:

            185

            184

            Brielle:

            265

            264

            Colts Neck:

            500

            500

            Deal:

            182

            182

            Eatontown:

            870

            861

            Englishtown:

            125

            123

            Fair Haven:

            222

            222

            Farmingdale:

            66

            66

            Freehold Borough:

            1008

            1010

            Freehold Township:

            1887

            1882

            Hazlet:

            985

            978

            Highlands:

            171

            170

            Holmdel:

            788

            783

            Howell:

            2635

            2632

            Interlaken:

            48

            49

            Keansburg:

            567

            562

            Keyport:

            348

            347

            Lake Como:

            85

            85

            Little Silver:

            238

            236

            Loch Arbour:

            12

            11

            Long Branch:

            2291

            2271

            Manalapan:

            1923

            1917

            Manasquan:

            228

            223

            Marlboro:

            1759

            1754

            Matawan:

            615

            614

            Middletown:

            2995

            2979

            Millstone Township:

            419

            417

            Monmouth Beach:

            138

            137

            Neptune City:

            251

            250

            Neptune Township:

            1705

            1697

            Ocean:

            1556

            1547

            Oceanport:

            283

            277

            Red Bank:

            1057

            1052

            Roosevelt:

            28

            28

            Rumson:

            281

            277

            Sea Bright:

            79

            79

            Sea Girt:

            111

            110

            Shrewsbury Borough:

            274

            272

            Shrewsbury Township:

            58

            58

            Spring Lake:

            108

            108

            Spring Lake Heights:

            198

            197

            Tinton Falls:

            850

            846

            Union Beach:

            232

            233

            Upper Freehold:

            310

            308

            Wall:

            1355

            1344

            West Long Branch:

            646

            643

            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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