TOMS RIVER, NJ – Friday was an historic day for Ocean County during the COVID-19 pandemic. For the first time since the second wave of COVID-19 hit this winter, cases were well under 100. Just 66 new cases were reported countywide on Friday, signaling an end to the shore’s “second wave”.
With nearly half of the New Jersey adult population vaccinated or having had at least one vaccination, the levels of COVID-19 in the county have dropped dramatically since January.
COVID-19 cases in Ocean County have been dropping slowly in Ocean County for the past 30 days from a peak of 300 new cases per day to just 66 on Friday.