The amount of positive Covid-19 coronavirus cases in Ocean County has risen to 1,408. In Monmouth County, there are now 1,482 cases.

The Ocean County Health Department has been at the forefront in providing information to help keep residents safe and healthy during the pandemic including relaying Governor Murphy's social gathering and other compliance directives. They are not however in the business of enforcing these directives.

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield has committed to donating 500,000 N95 masks and 81,000 face shields to the state's response efforts.

Monmouth County restaurants offering take-out and delivery will soon be getting a boost for business as the freeholder board is compiling data for a website, called, that will list their menus and hours in an effort to encourage everyone to support small businesses.

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