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The Ocean County Health Department reported 56 Covid-19 cases on Thursday.

They have had 8,527 cases to date.

Lakewood leads Ocean County towns with 2,314 followed by Toms River with 1,474 and Brick has 1,048.

Ocean County has had 427 cases since last Friday.

The Monmouth County Health Department reported 97 cases on Thursday.

They have had 8,103 cases to date.

Middletown leads Monmouth County towns with 678 followed by Freehold Township with 641 and Howell has 616.

Monmouth County has had 444 cases since last Friday.

There are another 45 drive-thru free Covid-19 testing locations opening at CVS stores throughout New Jersey today.

Monmouth County Freeholders have grown tired of waiting for guidance from the Murphy administration on when the economy will reopen and what regulations will be in place, so they're trying to speed up the process. Freeholder Director Tom Arnone is preparing a pitch for the governor that each county should decide when to reopen and what safety protocols will be place.

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