200 Total Cases Of COVID-19 In Ocean County As Of 2 P.M.

Route 9 in Beachwood is normally bustling with activity. Not during this shutdown. (Photo by Chris Lundy)

OCEAN COUNTY – The Ocean County Health Department (OCHD) website at www.ochd.org has just been updated with the newest COVID-19 case count for Ocean County. There are now a total of 200 confirmed cases being reported as of 2:00pm March 24, 2020 between the Ocean County and Long Beach Island Health Departments.

Please visit www.ochd.org for a municipal breakdown of cases.

The OCHD will continue to update the website each afternoon with daily COVID-19 case totals for Ocean County.

Staff from the Ocean County Health Department will continue to work through the evening to address this rapidly changing and evolving situation. The OCHD is also providing a COVID-19 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 or by dialing 2-1-1.

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Additional information can be found at: Centers 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.