92.7 WOBM News Flash Briefing: May 8 9AM
The amount of positive coronavirus cases Ocean County has had since March 9 is 7,192 with 77 new cases and 502 deaths. Lakewood has 1,949 cases/103 deaths. Toms River has 1,251 cases/85 deaths. Brick has 931 cases/88 deaths.
There have been 6,662 cases in Monmouth County including 104 new cases. Freehold Township has 572, Howell 552 and Middletown 513.
The number of hospitalizations in New Jersey's medical system from Covid-19 continue to trend down.
Summer in Ocean County this year will have a different feel to it due to the pandemic and as beaches and boardwalks reopen there will be new rules to follow like social distancing.