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Ocean County COVID-19 Death Toll Reaches 400

TOMS RIVER, NJ – 403 people have died in Ocean County in the past 45 days from the COVID-19 virus according to officials at the Ocean County Department of Health.  As of Thursday, 6,373 people were confirmed positive with the virus with half of those infections being reported in Lakewood and Toms River.   Lakewood has 1,735 confirmed cases and Toms River has 1,102 confirmed cases.   85 people have died from the virus in Lakewood, 76 in Brick Township, 59 in Toms River, 59 in Machester Township and 53 in Berkeley Township.

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According to the Health Department, 33% of those infected were between the ages of 19 and 44, 32% were between the ages of 45 and 64 and 27% of those infected were over 65 years old. 77% of COVID-19 deaths in Ocean County were 65 years old or over.

Across New Jersey, 2,633 new positive cases were reported yesterday while 460 more residents died, bringing the statewide death total to 7,228.

 

Municipality Case Count Death Count*
BARNEGAT LIGHT BOROUGH 2 <5
BARNEGAT TOWNSHIP 192 9
BAY HEAD BOROUGH 6
BEACH HAVEN BOROUGH 5
BEACHWOOD BOROUGH 79 <5
BERKELEY TOWNSHIP 437 53
BRICK TOWNSHIP 829 76
EAGLESWOOD TOWNSHIP 4
HARVEY CEDARS
ISLAND HEIGHTS BOROUGH 9
JACKSON TOWNSHIP 600 13
LACEY TOWNSHIP 159 5
LAKEHURST BOROUGH 23 <5
LAKEWOOD TOWNSHIP 1735 85
LAVALLETTE BOROUGH 8 <5
LITTLE EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP 89 6
LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP 18 <5
MANCHESTER TOWNSHIP 469 55
MANTOLOKING
OCEAN GATE BOROUGH 10 <5
OCEAN TOWNSHIP 37 <5
PINE BEACH BOROUGH 8
PLUMSTED TOWNSHIP 43 <5
POINT PLEASANT BEACH BOROUGH 30 <5
POINT PLEASANT BOROUGH 158 5
SEASIDE HEIGHTS BOROUGH 23 <5
SEASIDE PARK BOROUGH 4
SHIP BOTTOM BOROUGH 6 <5
SOUTH TOMS RIVER BOROUGH 65 <5
STAFFORD TOWNSHIP 182 15
SURF CITY BOROUGH 4 <5
TOMS RIVER TOWNSHIP 1102 59
TUCKERTON BOROUGH 11
ADDRESS NOT CONFIRMED 26
TOTAL 6373 403
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