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Lakewood Breaks 1,000 Coronavirus Cases, New Cases Down in Ocean County

TOMS RIVER- The number of daily coronavirus cases in Ocean County took a large dip on Friday, according to the Ocean County County Health Department, dropping under 150 new cases per day for the first time in over a week.  In Lakewood, 1,015 cases have been confirmed.  To date, 121 have died from the disease in Ocean County.

Toms River is second behind Lakewood with 541 cases.   The daily figures released by the county do not necessarily indicate trends in infections, just trends in confirmed and reported infections.

Statewide, instead of focusing first on new cases and total, Governor Phil Murphy announced that 682 patients hospitalized for the disease have been discharged to date from the hospital.

Cases continue to stream in across the state however as 3,627 new positive cases were reported, bringing New Jersey’s total to 54,588.

“We’ve lost another 233 New Jerseyans to COVID-19, bringing our total to 1,932 deaths,” Murphy said.

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As of 10:00 PM last night, 7,570 residents were hospitalized, including COVID-19 positive patients and persons under investigations. 1,679 individuals are considered critical care and 1,663 individuals are currently on ventilators.

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Ocean County, NJ Coronavirus Graph

How does Lakewood compare to the rest of Ocean County?

How many people are infected with coronavirus in Ocean County, New Jersey?

Town Name Number of Cases
Lakewood 1015
Toms River 541
Brick 395
Jackson 288
Berkeley 243
Manchester 189
Barnegat 97
Lacey 90
Stafford 84
Point Pleasant Borough 76
Beachwood 49
Little Egg Harbor 39
South Toms River 34
Plumsted 19
Point Pleasant Beach 18
Ocean Twp. (Waretown) 17
Seaside Heights 17
Long Beach Township 11
Lakehurst 9
Lavallette 8
Beach Haven 5
Ship Bottom 5
Tuckerton 4
Bay Head 3
Island Heights 3
Ocean Gate 3
Pine Beach 3
Seaside Park 3
Surf City 3
Barnegat Light 2
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How many coronavirus cases in New Jersey?

We have 3,627 new positive #COVID19 cases, bringing our total to 54,588.
• Atlantic: 211
• Bergen: 8,928
• Burlington: 954
• Camden: 1,072
• Cape May: 116
• Cumberland: 138
• Essex: 6,580
• Gloucester: 447
• Hudson: 6,411
• Hunterdon: 293
• Mercer: 1,282
• Middlesex: 5,060
• Monmouth: 3,496
• Morris: 2,771
• Ocean: 3,269
• Passaic: 5,017
• Salem: 46
• Somerset: 1,523
• Sussex: 413
• Union: 5,575
• Warren: 337
• Under Investigation: 649

How many people have died from coronavirus in New Jersey?

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We’ve lost another 233 New Jerseyans to COVID-19, bringing our total to 1,932 deaths.
• Atlantic: 6
• Bergen: 390
• Burlington: 22
• Camden: 29
• Cape May: 5
• Cumberland: 3
• Essex: 352
• Gloucester: 8
• Hudson: 163
• Hunterdon: 7
• Mercer: 39
• Middlesex: 168
• Monmouth: 107
• Morris: 135
• Ocean: 121
• Passaic: 101
• Salem: 3
• Somerset: 69
• Sussex: 26
• Union: 161
• Warren: 15
• Unknown: 2

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