TRENTON, NJ — Monmouth County added 130 more positive coronavirus cases to lift its total to 1,163, according to county health officials.

Monmouth remains seventh among the state’s 21 counties in having the highest number of positive coronavirus cases, the data released on March 31 shows.

Here is the latest breakdown showing the 48 of 53 total municipalities that have at least one confirmed positive case, as reported by the county health department:

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  • Asbury Park: 19
  • Atlantic Highlands: 7
  • Avon-by-the-Sea: 3
  • Belmar: 2
  • Bradley Beach: 5
  • Brielle: 7
  • Colts Neck: 23
  • Deal: 6
  • Eatontown: 38
  • Englishtown: 10
  • Fair Haven: 12
  • Farmingdale: 6
  • Freehold Borough: 9
  • Freehold Township: 94
  • Hazlet: 45
  • Highlands: 5
  • Holmdel: 44
  • Howell: 84
  • Keansburg: 24
  • Keyport: 10
  • Lake Como: 4
  • Little Silver: 15
  • Long Branch: 43
  • Manalapan: 82
  • Manasquan: 14
  • Marlboro: 89
  • Matawan: 33
  • Middletown: 112
  • Millstone: 11
  • Monmouth Beach: 4
  • Neptune City: 7
  • Neptune Township: 46
  • Ocean: 37
  • Oceanport: 13
  • Red Bank: 22
  • Rumson: 17
  • Sea Bright: 2
  • Sea Girt: 6
  • Shrewsbury Borough: 14
  • Shrewsbury Township: 3
  • Spring Lake: 5
  • Spring Lake Heights: 7
  • Tinton Falls: 20
  • Union Beach: 1
  • Upper Freehold: 10
  • Wall: 40
  • West Long Branch: 17

This tally, which reflects 31 more cases than the state’s report, is based on the latest information county health officials received from local and regional health departments that serve the county, as well as from the state health department for testing performed by private and commercial laboratories.

New Jersey saw its tally of positive COVID-19 cases increase by 2,196 to 18, 696, compared to a 1,833 hike in negative cases to 27,077. The overall "positivity rate" is nearly 39 percent. 

Another 69 deaths involved a link to the coronavirus, bringing that statewide total to 267. State Health Commissioner Judith Persichelli offered a closer look at those deaths:

  • 55 percent were men.
  • 42 percent had pre-existing conditions, such as diabetes, obesity, hypertension, heart and/or pulmonary.
  • 47 percent were persons over age 80.
  • 30 percent were persons between age 65 and 75.
  • 17 percent were persons between age 50 and 64.
  • 12 percent were persons between age 49 and 30.
  • 19 percent were associated with long-term care facilities.

In addition, 81 of 375 long-term care facilities in the state have at least one resident testing positive for the coronavirus. That’s an increase of eight over the previous day.

Of the 2,593 tests given at the PNC Bank Arts Center and Bergen Community College drive-through testing sites, 1,052 yielded positive results, or 41 percent.

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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.

For more information on novel coronavirus, click here to access the N.J. Department of Health website and click here for the latest details from CDC. 

Anyone with questions can call the N.J. Poison Control Center hot line at 1-800-222-1222  or email ncov@dohnj.gov.

NJ 211 has been activated to help handle COVID-19 related calls from residents. Text NJCOVID to 898-211 to receive text information and stay informed. To receive live text assistance, residents can text their zip code to 898-211.

 

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