JACKSON, NJ – As the COVID-19 lockdown continues, new data released by the Ocean County Health Department and New Jersey Department of Health paint a clearer picture of the COVID-19 death rate in Jackson Township. According to the Ocean County Health Department, 33 people have died in Jackson since the pandemic began. As of Sunday, May 10th, health department records show 723 residents have tested positive for the virus. Those numbers released by the department do not say how many of those tested positive were also in assisted living facilities, but state records show 275 were at those same facilities. 38% of total cases were reported outside of those 5 facilities.
Outside of those facilities, the death rate in Jackson is just below one-quarter of one percent. With a population of 45,000 residents in the 2010 census, Jackson has just below a 1% infection rate outside of those facilities.
Of the 33 deaths in Jackson, the New Jersey Department of Health today reported all but one were residents of assisted living facilities. Once facility, Bartley Healthcare Nursing and Rehabilitation accounted for nearly 80% of all fatalities in Jackson.
Ocean Care One at Jackson Jackson Twp had 31 positives 3 deaths.
Ocean The Orchards at Bartley Jackson Twp had 8 positives 1 deaths.
Ocean Bartley Healthcare Nursing and Rehabilitation Jackson Twp had 155 positives 26 deaths.
Ocean Bella Terra Assisted Living Residence Jackson had 6 positives 0 deaths.
Ocean Sunrise Assisted Living of Jackson Jackson had 5 positives 1 deaths.