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 at www.ochd.org 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:
|Town Name||Number of Cases|
|Little Egg Harbor||1|
|Long Beach Township||0|
|Ocean Twp. (Waretown)||0|
|Point Pleasant Beach||0|
|Point Pleasant Borough||1|
|South Toms River||0|
|Total Positive Cases: 48|