The amount of positive Covid-19 coronavirus cases in Ocean County has risen to 2,395 in the latest tally Monday afternoon by the Ocean County Health Department which includes 180 new cases.

Lakewood Township has 825 of the 2,395 cases in Ocean County.

Toms River has the second most with 385, Brick has 285 cases.

Here is the updated positive case count in Ocean County:

Barnegat Light2
Bay Head2
Beach Haven3
Harvey Cedars0
Island Heights2
Little Egg Harbor23
Long Beach Township8
Ocean Gate3
Ocean Twp. (Waretown)9
Pine Beach0
Point Pleasant Beach10
Point Pleasant Borough63
Seaside Heights13
Seaside Park3
Ship Bottom5
South Toms River26
Surf City2
Toms River385

*The data represented above by the Ocean County Health Department identifies the municipality or mailing address which was self-reported by the resident at the time of testing. It may not necessarily represent the municipality of residence.

Here are some news and notes regarding the Coronavirus impacts in Ocean County:

  • Lakewood Police have broken up multiple weddings, engagement parties, funerals and other large social gatherings across different neighborhoods in the township over the last few weeks, several criminal complaints were issued for violation of Governor Murphy's 'Do Not Gather' Directive.

Ocean County Public Health Coordinator Dan Regenye said that if you experience symptoms such as a fever, dry cough or have difficulty breathing, start by remaining calm, then call your primary care physician, insurance company and even the Ocean County Health Department.

"If they do experience any of these symptoms the major thing is not to panic but to stay informed and contact their health care provider if they have any concerns," Regenye said. "If they're working with us, and we're either self-monitoring or we're working with them to be tested...if their symptoms get worse, we would ask them not to present themselves at the hospital or their physicians office. Work with us and we'll get you to the proper level of care with the proper notice to those establishments so you can get the proper level of treatment that's needed."

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