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Lakewood Nears 1,000 Confirmed Cases as County Releases Daily Coronavirus Report

TOMS RIVER-The Ocean County Health Department has released today’s COVID-19 figures and Toms river and Lakewood continue to lead the county in positive infections.  Lakewood now has 936 cases and Toms River has 458 cases.  Those two towns account for 49% of the total cases countywide.

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The curve in Ocean County, for appearance purposes appears to be softening after spiking with 305 plus new cases last week, but new cases continue coming at a steady rate between 200 and 300 per day for the past week, according to data provided by the Ocean County Health Department.

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According to Governor Phil Murphy, 101 people have died from COVID-19 so far.

Ocean County COVID-19 Cases

Town Name Number of Cases
Lakewood 936
Toms River 458
Brick 363
Jackson 257
Berkeley 186
Manchester 152
Lacey 76
Barnegat 74
Stafford 71
Point Pleasant Borough 65
Beachwood 39
Little Egg Harbor 30
South Toms River 28
Plumsted 19
Point Pleasant Beach 15
Seaside Heights 13
Ocean Twp. (Waretown) 12
Long Beach Township 8
Lavallette 7
Beach Haven 5
Lakehurst 5
Ship Bottom 5
Bay Head 3
Island Heights 3
Ocean Gate 3
Seaside Park 3
Surf City 3
Barnegat Light 2
Pine Beach 2
Tuckerton 2
Eagleswood 1
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Statewide COVID-19 Cases

We have 3,088 new positive #COVID19 cases, bringing our total to 47,437.
• Atlantic: 168
• Bergen: 7,874
• Burlington: 801
• Camden: 838
• Cape May: 100
• Cumberland: 80
• Essex: 5,598
• Gloucester: 340
• Hudson: 5,437
• Hunterdon: 255
• Mercer: 992
• Middlesex: 4,156
• Monmouth: 3,038
• Morris: 2,468
• Ocean: 2,856
• Passaic: 4,372
• Salem: 36
• Somerset: 1,189
• Sussex: 357
• Union: 4,831
• Warren: 289
• Under Investigation: 1,362

We’ve lost another 275 New Jerseyans to COVID-19, bringing our total to 1,504 deaths.
• Atlantic: 4
• Bergen: 314
• Burlington: 17
• Camden: 22
• Cape May: 3
• Cumberland: 2
• Essex: 276
• Gloucester: 7
• Hudson: 122
• Hunterdon: 2
• Mercer: 28
• Middlesex: 139
• Monmouth: 86
• Morris: 102
• Ocean: 101
• Passaic: 71
• Salem: 3
• Somerset: 46
• Sussex: 21
• Union: 125
• Warren: 9
• Unknown: 4

We currently have 7,026 hospitalizations, including COVID-19 positive patients and persons under investigation.

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1,617 individuals are in critical care. 97% of those individuals – 1,576 individuals – are on ventilators.

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