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            1/19/2021 - Monmouth County has 372 additional positive cases of COVID-19 as of 01/19/2021

            Monmouth County has 372 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. 19, there are 372 new positive cases of COVID-19 in Monmouth County. There are six 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.

             

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

             

            To date, the total number of positive COVID-19 cases in Monmouth County since March is 40,365. As of Jan. 19, there are 452 hospitalized, 67 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: 

             

            ·        Thursday, Jan. 21 in Keansburg from 4 to 7 p.m. at the New Point Comfort Firehouse, 192 Carr Ave.

            ·        Saturday, Jan. 23 in Long Branch from 9 a.m. to noon 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. 

             

            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. 

             

            MCHD has administered 8,724 tests, with 655 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 atwww.visitmonmouth.com/health.

             

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

             

            19-Jan

            18-Jan

            Aberdeen:

            1120

            1108

            Allenhurst:

            51

            50

            Allentown:

            71

            72

            Asbury Park:

            1006

            1003

            Atlantic Highlands:

            197

            192

            Avon-by-the-Sea:

            125

            125

            Belmar:

            305

            299

            Bradley Beach:

            228

            222

            Brielle:

            343

            343

            Colts Neck:

            611

            609

            Deal:

            202

            200

            Eatontown:

            1035

            1030

            Englishtown:

            140

            140

            Fair Haven:

            253

            251

            Farmingdale:

            84

            83

            Freehold Borough:

            1107

            1100

            Freehold Township:

            2250

            2235

            Hazlet:

            1196

            1176

            Highlands:

            213

            210

            Holmdel:

            979

            974

            Howell:

            3174

            3156

            Interlaken:

            52

            52

            Keansburg:

            708

            704

            Keyport:

            424

            418

            Lake Como:

            97

            97

            Little Silver:

            310

            307

            Loch Arbour:

            14

            14

            Long Branch:

            2761

            2731

            Manalapan:

            2401

            2376

            Manasquan:

            322

            311

            Marlboro:

            2130

            2104

            Matawan:

            704

            700

            Middletown:

            3664

            3615

            Millstone Township:

            541

            534

            Monmouth Beach:

            180

            180

            Neptune City:

            300

            296

            Neptune Township:

            2118

            2094

            Ocean:

            1883

            1879

            Oceanport:

            344

            337

            Red Bank:

            1215

            1212

            Roosevelt:

            34

            34

            Rumson:

            340

            336

            Sea Bright:

            89

            89

            Sea Girt:

            126

            125

            Shrewsbury Borough:

            350

            345

            Shrewsbury Township:

            70

            70

            Spring Lake:

            144

            144

            Spring Lake Heights:

            251

            249

            Tinton Falls:

            1057

            1051

            Union Beach:

            294

            286

            Upper Freehold:

            358

            358

            Wall:

            1656

            1644

            West Long Branch:

            738

            735

            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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