Monmouth County Freeholder Director Thomas A. Arnone and Freeholder Deputy Director Susan M. Kiley have announced that today, Oct. 26, there are 62 new positive cases of COVID-19 in Monmouth County. There are no new deaths being reported today related to COVID-19 in Monmouth County.
To date, the total number of positive COVID-19 cases in Monmouth County since March is 13,747. As of Oct. 26, there are 96 hospitalized, 19 in intensive care (ICU) and 10 on a ventilator in Monmouth County due to COVID-19.
Monmouth County will offer free COVID-19 testing for County residents this week at locations that allow tests to be administered inside and outside, depending on the weather. The schedule this week is as follows:
Residents should note the clinic has 100 tests and once those are administered, the clinic will close for the day.
The Monmouth County Health Department (MCHD) has administered 3,578 tests, with 84 positive results, as part of the County’s COVID-19 Free Testing Program, which began in July. MCHD is conducting contact tracing for all residents who test positive.
The breakdown of positive COVID-19 cases by municipality is as follows:
|Spring Lake Heights:||65||65|
|West Long Branch:||341||340|
If you would like to read more Monmouth County news updates and information regarding the COVID-19 situation, go to www.visitmonmouth.com.