The Ocean County Health Department (OCHD) is reporting that 5 new positive cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Ocean County. The additional cases bring the total number of positive COVID-19 cases to 53 in Ocean County as of March 20, 2020.
Below is a list of towns and the current total number of cases:
Barnegat: 2 Cases
Berkeley: 2 Cases
Brick: 1 Case
Jackson: 5 Cases
Lakewood: 26 Cases
Lacey Township – 1 Case
Little Egg Harbor: 1 Case
Manchester: 4 Cases
Point Pleasant Borough: 1 Case (Earlier reports erroneously identified this case from Point Pleasant Beach)
Toms River: 5 Cases
Seaside Park Borough – 1 Case
Ship Bottom: 1 Case
Stafford: 2 Cases
Surf City: 1 Case
Total Cases in Ocean County: 53 Cases as of 2P.M., March 20, 2020.
Please be advised per previous advisories, the OCHD has been updating the www.ochd.org website for daily COVID-19 case totals. The OCHD website will be updated daily every afternoon with new totals.
For more information and statistics pertaining to COVID-19, visit www.ochd.org. The OCHD is providing COVID Information Call Line for residents and clinicians to answer questions regarding the coronavirus. The number is 732-341-9700 ext. 7411 or ext. 211.
You can also call the NJDOH hotline available around the clock for questions at 1-800-222-1222.
Additional information can be found at:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website at
or New Jersey Department of Health website at: