NEW JERSEY — There are 156 positive cases of COVID-19 in Monmouth County — a jump of 58 persons over the previous day and the third-highest countywide total reported in New Jersey, according to officials.

In addition, positive cases were reported in 37 of the county’s 53 municipalities, climbing 10 from the prior day’s total, county officials reported on March 22. Here is the breakdown:

  • Aberdeen: 6
  • Allentown: 2
  • Asbury Park: 1
  • Atlantic Highlands: 1
  • Belmar: 1
  • Bradley Beach: 1
  • Brielle: 2
  • Colts Neck: 3
  • Eatontown: 4
  • Englishtown: 1
  • Fair Haven: 1
  • Farmingdale: 1
  • Freehold Borough: 1
  • Freehold Township: 28
  • Hazlet: 8
  • Holmdel: 2
  • Howell: 8
  • Keyport: 1
  • Little Silver:3
  • Long Branch: 7 (One Tinton Falls resident is quarantined in Long Branch)
  • Manalapan: 22
  • Manasquan: 3
  • Marlboro: 9
  • Matawan: 1
  • Middletown: 7
  • Millstone: 1
  • Monmouth Beach: 1
  • Neptune: 10
  • Neptune City: 1
  • Ocean: 4
  • Oceanport: 2
  • Red Bank: 2
  • Rumson: 1
  • Sea Girt: 1
  • Tinton Falls: 4
  • Wall: 4
  • West Long Branch: 1

Statewide, there now are 1,914 people with the coronavirus, which has taken the lives of 20 people, including four announced during the Gov. Phil Murphy administration’s daily briefing on March 22. They included a Bergen County man in his 90s, a Passaic County man in his 80s, a Middlesex County woman in her 90s and a Somerset County man in his 70s.

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Officials attribute the growing total of positive cases to increased testing throughout the state.

READ MORE: Coronavirus Testing Site to Open Tomorrow at PNC Arts Center for New Jerseyans with Serious Symptoms

Due to the governor’s March 21 executive order, all Monmouth County golf courses have been closed, but county parks will remain open. News updates and other information related to COVID-19 are posted here.   

Please note that the state and county totals for positive cases may vary due to the timing of their reporting.

CORONAVIRUS: STAYING ‘IN THE KNOW’

A new, online 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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