OCHD REPORTS 44 NEW POSITIVE CASES OF COVID-19 IN OCEAN COUNTY

OCHD REPORTS 5 NEW POSITIVE CASES OF COVID-19 IN OCEAN COUNTY
March 20, 2020
OCHD REPORTS 108 TOTAL CASES OF COVID-19 IN OCEAN COUNTY
March 23, 2020

The Ocean County Health Department (OCHD) website at www.ochd.org has just been updated with the newest COVID-19 case count for Ocean County.  There are a total of 44 new cases being reported between the Ocean County and Long Beach Island Health Departments in the following municipalities;

Barnegat 1 case

Berkeley 1 Case

Brick 2 Cases

Jackson 5 Cases

Lacey 3 Cases

Lakewood 16 cases

Little Egg Harbor 1 case

Long Beach Township 2 cases

Manchester 1 case

Point Pleasant Borough 2 cases

Plumsted 1 case

Stafford 1 case

Toms River 8 cases

This brings the total case count for Ocean County to 98 as of 2:00pm Saturday, March 21, 2020.  The OCHD will continue to update the www.ochd.org website each afternoon with daily COVID-19 case totals for Ocean County.

The OCHD is also providing a COVID-19 Information Call Line for residents and clinicians to answer questions regarding the coronavirus. The number is 732-341-9700 ext. 7411.  This call line will be staffed through the weekend to answer questions from residents.  Staff from the Health Department will also continue to work through the evening and weekend to continue working on this situation.

You can also call the NJDOH hotline available around the clock for questions at 1-800-222-1222 or by dialing 2-1-1. 

Additional information can be found at:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website at

https:/ /www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019ncov/summary.html

New Jersey Department of Health website at

https://www.state.nj.us/health/cd/topics/ncov.shtml

Additional information can be found at:

                                  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website at

https:/ /www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019ncov/summary.html