10 New Positive Cases Of COVID-19 In Ocean County

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TOMS RIVER – The Ocean County Health Department (OCHD) is reporting that 10 new positive cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Ocean County. The additional individuals bring the total number of positive COVID-19 cases to 16 in Ocean County as of March 18. 2020.

Below is a list of towns and the current total number of cases:

Berkeley: 2 Cases

Jackson: 2 Cases

Lakewood: 4 Cases

Little Egg Harbor: 1 Case

Manchester: 3 Cases

Point Pleasant Borough: 1 Case (Earlier reports erroneously identified this case from Point Pleasant Beach)

Toms River: 2 Cases

Surf City: 1 Case

Total Cases in Ocean County: 16 Cases as of March 18, 2020

Please look for daily COVID-19 case counts at www.ochd.org beginning on Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 4:30PM.

For more information and statistics pertaining to COVID-19, visit www.ochd.org. The OCHD is providing COVID Information Call Line for residents and clinicians to answer questions regarding the coronavirus. The number is 732-341-9700 ext. 7411.

You can also call the NJDOH hotline available around the clock for questions at 1-800-222-1222.

For more

Information, visorCenters for Disease Control and Prevention website at

https:/ /www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019ncov/summary.html

or  New Jersey Department of Health website at:

https://www.state.nj.us/health/cd/topics/ncov.shtml .