TOMS RIVER – The Ocean County Health Department (OCHD) is reporting that 32 new positive cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Ocean County. The additional cases bring the total number of positive COVID-19 cases to 48 in Ocean County as of March 19, 2020.
Below is a list of towns and the current total number of cases: Barnegat: 2 Cases
Berkeley: 2 Cases
Brick: 1 Case
Jackson: 5 Cases
Lakewood: 26 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: 4 Cases
Stafford: 2 Cases
Surf City: 1 Case
Total Cases in Ocean County: 48 Cases as of March 19, 2020
Please look for daily COVID-19 case counts at www.ochd.org beginning on Thursday, March 19, 2020. The OCHD website will be updated each afternoon with updated statistics as we learn them.
For more information and statistics pertaining to COVID-19, visit 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. Residents can also reach their newest call center number at 2-1-1.
Additional information can be found at:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website at
or New Jersey Department of Health website at https://www.state.nj.us/health/cd/topics/ncov.shtml