Monmouth County Freeholder Director Tom Arnone and Freeholder Deputy Director Susan Kiley announced Friday afternoon that there are 55 positive cases of COVID-19 in Monmouth County.

Here are the positive coronavirus cases being reported in Monmouth County:

    • Aberdeen: 2
    • Asbury Park: 1
    • Bradley Beach: 1
    • Brielle: 1
    • Colts Neck: 1
    • Freehold Borough: 1
    • Freehold Township: 8
    • Hazlet: 5
    • Howell: 1
    • Keyport: 1
    • Little Silver: 3
    • Long Branch: 5 (1 Tinton Falls resident Quarantined in LB)
    • Manalapan: 8
    • Marlboro: 2
    • Matawan: 1
    • Middletown: 4
    • Millstone: 1
    • Monmouth Beach: 1
    • Morganville: 1
    • Neptune: 2
    • Ocean: 1
    • Rumson: 1
    • Sea Girt: 1
    • Wall: 2

In Monmouth County Friday morning Freeholders and the Office of Emergency Management announced the signing of an emergency declaration to grant the county access to additional resources.

"It gives us the access to county facilities, actives the staff in the Monmouth County Emergency Operations Center and it utilizes county employees where needed including assignments outside of their normal work locations," Monmouth County Freeholder Director Tom Arnone said at a press conference.

Those outside normal work locations may include assisting in the Emergency Management Operations Center.

"I want to commend the Freeholder Board for declaring the County State of Emergency which will allow our Emergency Management team to move assets, purchase equipment, enter into mutual aid and deploy as needed, things that we need to do around the county," Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden said.

The resources in the Emergency Operations Center include the County Health Department, Prosecutors Office, EMS Task Force and the OEM team.

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