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34% Increase in Coronavirus Cases in Ocean County in Past 24 Hours

TOMS RIVER-The Ocean County Health Department today reported 51 new positive coronavirus cases with nearly half of all cases located in Lakewood.  The new total count is 200, with 84 cases in Lakewood, 28 cases in neighboring Jackson Township and 23 in Toms River.

Ocean County Sheriff Michael Mastronardy last week blamed the increase in those areas on people not following instructions to self-quarantine and not congregate in large groups.

67.5% of all cases in Ocean County were identified in Lakewood, Jackson and Toms River, three of the four largest towns in Ocean County.

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Town Name COVID-19
Lakewood 84
Toms River 28
Jackson 23
Brick 14
Point Pleasant Borough 11
Barnegat 6
Berkeley 6
Manchester 6
Lacey 4 *
Stafford 4
Little Egg Harbor 2
Long Beach Township 2
Plumsted 2
Barnegat Light 1
Bay Head 1
Ocean Gate 1
Point Pleasant Beach 1
Seaside Park 1
Ship Bottom 1
South Toms River 1
Surf City 1
Beach Haven
Harvey Cedars
Island Heights
Ocean Twp. (Waretown)
Pine Beach
Seaside Heights
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