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            2/22/2021 - Monmouth County has 148 additional positive cases of COVID-19 as of 02/22/2021

            Monmouth County has 148 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. 22, there are 148 new positive cases of COVID-19 in Monmouth County. There are no 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 sixth in the State.

            To date, the total number of positive COVID-19 cases in Monmouth County since March is 49,924. As of Feb. 22, there are 269 hospitalized, 45 in intensive care (ICU) and 33 on ventilators in Monmouth County due to COVID-19.

            Monmouth County will offer free COVID-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. 23 in Long Branch from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Bucky James Community Center, 231 Wilbur Ray Ave. 
            • Wednesday, Feb. 24 in Asbury Park from 9 a.m. to noon at the Asbury Park Transportation Center, 1 Municipal Plaza.
            • Saturday, Feb. 27 in Freehold from 9 a.m. to noon at the Freehold Borough Fire Department, 49 W. Main St.

            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 9,571 tests, with 753 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/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:

             

            22-Feb

            21-Feb

            Aberdeen:

            1378

            1370

            Allenhurst:

            57

            57

            Allentown:

            91

            91

            Asbury Park:

            1296

            1290

            Atlantic Highlands:

            246

            246

            Avon-by-the-Sea:

            154

            152

            Belmar:

            408

            407

            Bradley Beach:

            278

            278

            Brielle:

            449

            449

            Colts Neck:

            772

            771

            Deal:

            234

            234

            Eatontown:

            1262

            1259

            Englishtown:

            176

            177

            Fair Haven:

            328

            327

            Farmingdale:

            106

            106

            Freehold Borough:

            1279

            1279

            Freehold Township:

            2727

            2723

            Hazlet:

            1467

            1458

            Highlands:

            278

            273

            Holmdel:

            1183

            1179

            Howell:

            3917

            3908

            Interlaken:

            57

            57

            Keansburg:

            861

            855

            Keyport:

            523

            520

            Lake Como:

            122

            121

            Little Silver:

            446

            445

            Loch Arbour:

            16

            16

            Long Branch:

            3379

            3367

            Manalapan:

            3059

            3046

            Manasquan:

            414

            413

            Marlboro:

            2649

            2643

            Matawan:

            832

            831

            Middletown:

            4554

            4541

            Millstone Township:

            678

            677

            Monmouth Beach:

            250

            249

            Neptune City:

            386

            385

            Neptune Township:

            2586

            2577

            Ocean:

            2286

            2282

            Oceanport:

            490

            487

            Red Bank:

            1417

            1415

            Roosevelt:

            46

            46

            Rumson:

            491

            490

            Sea Bright:

            108

            108

            Sea Girt:

            141

            141

            Shrewsbury Borough:

            441

            442

            Shrewsbury Township:

            84

            84

            Spring Lake:

            187

            186

            Spring Lake Heights:

            323

            321

            Tinton Falls:

            1333

            1331

            Union Beach:

            398

            399

            Upper Freehold:

            430

            428

            Wall:

            1960

            1955

            West Long Branch:

            891

            887

            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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