STAFFORD and LONG BEACH ISLAND – The Ocean County Health Department has reported the first case of coronavirus for a resident of Barnegat Light. This is the only addition for Stafford-LBI since Monday.

Barnegat Township however experienced three more confirmed coronavirus cases on Tuesday. 

During Governor Phil Murphy’s daily press conference today, he reported that there are 848 new cases within the state. Seventeen more people have lost their lives as a result of COVID-19.

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Overall, Ocean County’s numbers have increased to a total of 200 confirmed cases, with the addition of nineteen new ones today.  Lakewood has the most cases at 84, followed by Toms River at 28, and Jackson, at 23.

A complete breakdown of the numbers is as follows:

Barnegat 6
Barnegat Light 1
Bay Head 1
Beach Haven 0
Beachwood 0
Berkeley 6
Brick 14
Eagleswood 0
Harvey Cedars 0
Island Heights 0
Jackson 23
Lacey 4 *
Lakehurst 0
Lakewood 84
Lavallette 0
Little Egg Harbor 2
Long Beach Township 2
Manchester 6
Mantoloking 0
Ocean Gate 1
Ocean Twp. (Waretown) 0
Pine Beach 0
Plumsted 2
Point Pleasant Beach 1
Point Pleasant Borough 11
Seaside Heights 0
Seaside Park 1
Ship Bottom 1
South Toms River 1
Surf City 1
Stafford 4
Toms River 28
Tuckerton 0