OCEAN COUNTY, NJ - Statewide, New Jersey saw an increase to 121,190 positive COVID-19 test results. Of the 229,693 people tested, 135,355 came back negative. The percent of positive to negative results is slightly up at 41.5%.

Hospital census information continues to play a vital role in understanding the number of people hit the hardest by the disease. Throughout the state, New Jersey hospitalizations have broken to below the 6,000 mark to 5,972. Of that number, 1,783 hospital beds were occupied by COVID-19 related patients in Central New Jersey. The state considers Ocean County to be a part of Central Jersey.

The number of people on ventilators throughout the state is now at 1,286, which also represents lower number. Statewide, 571 patients were discharged from hospitals throughout the state within the last 24 hours.

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There are now 498 long term care facilities reporting 19,153 confirmed coronavirus cases within them. The state reports that 3,488 deaths were reported by these facilities. Statistics regarding Ocean County nursing homes and rehabilitation centers are detailed here.

According to the Ocean County Health Department, the county now has 6,547 positive COVID-19 test results. This represents an increase of 174 countywide. Barnegat is up 3 to 195, while Ocean Township (Waretown) has no new cases and remains at 37. Lacey is up 1 to 160; Stafford has an additional case and is at 183 positive tests. The complete breakdown by municipality appears below.

 

As of today.420 people who self-reported residences in Ocean County have now succumbed to the coronavirus. The average age of the decedents has risen to 77.6. Nearly 78% of the fatal victims were over the age of 65. The youngest person to die from the disease was 20 years old, while the oldest was approaching 104.

The chart below shows each municipality, its population, confirmed cases, and deaths, Calculations regarding the percentage of confirmed cases to population are supplied. Additionally, the spreadsheet caculates the percentage of deaths to confirmed cases.

MUNICIPALITY 2018 Population Positive Tests % Population Infected Deaths % Confirmed Cases/Death
Barnegat Light Borough 588 2 0.34% <5 Unknown
Barnegat Township 23,167 195 0.84% 9 4.62%
Bay Head Borough 977 6 0.61% 0 0
Beach Haven Borough 1,191 7 0.59% 0 0
Beachwood Borough 11,270 79 0.70% <5 Unknown
Berkeley Township 41,762 445 1.07% 55 12.36%
Brick Township 75,667 851 1.12% 77 9.05%
Eagleswood Township 1,608 4 0.25% 0 0
Harvey Cedars Borough 340 0 0.00% 0 0
Island Heights Borough 1,674 9 0.54% 0 0
Jackson Township 57,218 641 1.12% 16 2.50%
Lacey Township 29,118 160 0.55% 6 3.75%
Lakehurst Borough 2,700 23 0.85% <5 Unknown
Lakewood Township 104,157 1765 1.69% 85 4.82%
Lavallette Borough 1,853 8 0.43% <5 Unknown
Little Egg Harbor Township 21,386 90 0.42% 6 6.67%
Long Beach Township 3,067 18 0.59% <5 Unknown
Manchester Township 43,416 479 1.10% 57 11.90%
Mantoloking Borough 257 0 0.00% 0 Unknown
Ocean Gate Borough 2,026 10 0.49% <5 Unknown
Ocean Township 9,062 37 0.41% <5 Unknown
Pine Beach Borough 2,172 8 0.37% 0 0
Plumsted Township 8,548 45 0.53% <5 Unknown
Point Pleasant Beach Borough 4,542 29 0.64% <5 Unknown
Point Pleasant Borough 18,684 164 0.88% 8 4.88%
Seaside Heights Borough 2,906 24 0.83% <5 Unknown
Seaside Park Borough 1,545 5 0.32% 0 0
Ship Bottom Borough 1,146 6 0.52% <5 Unknown
South Toms River Borough 3,777 66 1.75% <5 Unknown
Stafford Township 27,542 183 0.66% 15 8.20%
Surf City 1,193 4 0.34% <5 Unknown
Toms River Township 93,717 1136 1.21% 63 5.55%
Tuckerton Borough 3,375 11 0.33% 0 0
Uncomfirmed Address   37   0 0
    6547   420 6.42%