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            2/8/2021 - Monmouth County has 226 additional positive cases of COVID-19 as of 02/08/2021

            Monmouth County has 226 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, Feb. 8, there are 226 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 third in the State.

            To date, the total number of positive COVID-19 cases in Monmouth County since March is 46,624. As of Feb. 8, there are 356 hospitalized, 52 in intensive care (ICU) and 37 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, Feb. 9 in Long Branch from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Bucky James Community Center, 231 Wilbur Ray Ave.

            · Wednesday, Feb. 10 in Keansburg from 9 a.m. to noon at the New Point Comfort Firehouse, 192 Carr Avenue

            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 9,246 tests, with 713 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.

            The vaccine sites at iPlay America in Freehold, Middletown and Neptune are permanently closed. Individuals with previously scheduled second dose appointments at these sites will now go to the Monmouth County Agricultural Building, at 4000 Kozloski Road, for their originally scheduled date and time.

            For information on the COVID-19 vaccine, please visit the County’s COVID-19 vaccination webpage located at www.visitmonmouth.com/healthPlease 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:

             

            8-Feb

            7-Feb

            Aberdeen:

            1271

            1270

            Allenhurst:

            55

            55

            Allentown:

            90

            90

            Asbury Park:

            1176

            1172

            Atlantic Highlands:

            230

            230

            Avon-by-the-Sea:

            145

            145

            Belmar:

            374

            372

            Bradley Beach:

            269

            269

            Brielle:

            413

            412

            Colts Neck:

            713

            712

            Deal:

            222

            221

            Eatontown:

            1189

            1184

            Englishtown:

            158

            158

            Fair Haven:

            315

            313

            Farmingdale:

            101

            101

            Freehold Borough:

            1228

            1226

            Freehold Township:

            2598

            2593

            Hazlet:

            1353

            1353

            Highlands:

            250

            249

            Holmdel:

            1101

            1096

            Howell:

            3707

            3704

            Interlaken:

            54

            54

            Keansburg:

            802

            802

            Keyport:

            492

            491

            Lake Como:

            111

            111

            Little Silver:

            409

            406

            Loch Arbour:

            15

            15

            Long Branch:

            3149

            3137

            Manalapan:

            2846

            2841

            Manasquan:

            385

            384

            Marlboro:

            2452

            2444

            Matawan:

            793

            790

            Middletown:

            4244

            4229

            Millstone Township:

            641

            639

            Monmouth Beach:

            225

            225

            Neptune City:

            348

            347

            Neptune Township:

            2384

            2380

            Ocean:

            2145

            2142

            Oceanport:

            415

            410

            Red Bank:

            1362

            1358

            Roosevelt:

            46

            46

            Rumson:

            445

            444

            Sea Bright:

            104

            104

            Sea Girt:

            137

            137

            Shrewsbury Borough:

            415

            415

            Shrewsbury Township:

            76

            75

            Spring Lake:

            177

            177

            Spring Lake Heights:

            302

            302

            Tinton Falls:

            1239

            1236

            Union Beach:

            352

            350

            Upper Freehold:

            405

            405

            Wall:

            1858

            1854

            West Long Branch:

            838

            836

            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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