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The amount of positive Covid-19 coronavirus cases in Ocean County has risen to 3,841 in the latest tally Tuesday afternoon by the Ocean County Health Department which includes 209 new cases.

Lakewood Township has 1,117 of the 3,841 cases in Ocean County.

Toms River has the second most with 670, Brick has 463 cases.

Here is the updated positive case count in Ocean County:

Barnegat Light2
Bay Head5
Beach Haven5
Harvey Cedars0
Island Heights4
Little Egg Harbor51
Long Beach Township14
Ocean Gate5
Ocean Twp. (Waretown)22
Pine Beach5
Point Pleasant Beach22
Point Pleasant Borough84
Seaside Heights18
Seaside Park3
Ship Bottom5
South Toms River43
Surf City4
Toms River670

*The Ocean County Health Department said that the data above 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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