COVID-19 Connected to 24 Total Lives Lost at 4 Belmar/Lake Como Area Facilities

TRENTON, NJ — As state officials report that 40 percent of all coronavirus-related deaths have occurred in long-term care facilities, Monmouth County ranks fifth among all 21 counties in terms of those deaths.

COVID-19 has been connected with 2,078 lives lost at nursing homes, assisted living and other adult care facilities in New Jersey as of April 21, including 156 deaths at 30 long-term care facilities in Monmouth County.

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In addition, Monmouth County has 984 reported positive cases of coronavirus at 44 long-term care facilities — the third highest total among all counties. Statewide, there are 11,527 COVID-19 cases at 432 of New Jersey’s 635 long-term facilities, which include 375 nursing homes, and 260 assisted living and other adult care facilities.

Based on an April 20 report by the state Department of Health, two of the highest number of positive cases and deaths among Monmouth’s long-term care facilities are in Holmdel — CareOne at Holmdel with 57 positive cases and 16 deaths, and Bayshore Healthcare Center with 94 positive cases and 11 deaths.

In the Belmar/Lake Como area, four facilities among the top in the county with a total of 137 positive cases and 24 deaths are:

  • Kings Manor in Neptune with 28 positive cases and eight deaths.
  • CareOne at Wall with 44 positive cases and seven deaths.
  • Hackensack Meridian Health at Wall with 53 positive cases and five deaths.
  • Sunrise Assisted Living in Wall with 12 positive cases and four deaths.

Below are listings of all 43 Monmouth County long-term care facilities, ranking from low to high in terms of coronavirus-related deaths (gold column) and corresponding positives cases (blue column). 



 

CORONAVIRUS: STAYING ‘IN THE KNOW’

The  COVID-19 Information Hub has been created by the N.J. Office of Innovation, providing live updates, resources and other vital information on the coronavirus.

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