Ocean County Health Department Reports First COVID-19 Death And 48 Cases

March 19, 2020

4:30 pm update: 48 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases In Ocean County

OCEAN COUNTY, NJ — It is with great sadness and our deepest condolences to the affected family and friends that the Ocean County Health Department (OCHD) is reporting our first COVID-19-related death in Ocean County. This is the ninth death in New Jersey since the COVID-19 outbreak began in late 2019.
The Ocean County Health Department is not releasing the individuals municipality of residence at this time. The decedent is a person who was high risk based on age with underlying medical conditions.
Please look for daily COVID-19 case counts atย www.ochd.orgย beginning on Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 4:30PM. The OCHD website will be updated each evening with updated statistics as we learn them.

Covid-19 Total Cases (48) In Ocean County:

Total as of Thursday 3/19/2020 at 4:30pm

Town NameNumber of Cases
Barnegat2
Barnegat Light0
Bay Head0
Beach Haven0
Beachwood0
Berkeley2
Brick1
Eagleswood0
Harvey Cedars0
Island Heights0
Jackson5
Lacey0
Lakehurst0
Lakewood26
Lavallette0
Little Egg Harbor1
Long Beach Township0
Manchester3
Mantoloking0
Ocean Gate0
Ocean Twp. (Waretown)0
Pine Beach0
Plumsted0
Point Pleasant Beach0
Point Pleasant Borough1
Seaside Heights0
Seaside Park0
Ship Bottom0
South Toms River0
Surf City1
Stafford2
Toms River4
Tuckerton0
 Total Positive Cases: 48