USA Closing In On Italy With 79,785 Cases Set To Go Over 80k Today, NJ 6,876 Cases

March 26, 2020

As of 3:21 pm the United States of America was set to pass Italy in the number of COVID-19 cases. According to the Johns Hopkins University COVID-19 Tracker. Currently in the USA it is just shy of 80k at 79,785 and will continue to climb as more are confirmed today. Italy is at 80,589 and is currently #2 in the World with number of cases. Unfortunately as test results come in the USA will move up to the # 2 rank later today.

Please practice safe distancing as recommended by the CDC and almost every government agency and health care professional out there. We need to “flatten the curve” so as people catch the virus our health care system will not be so overloaded people will not be able to get treatment. Take this seriously, you may luck out and not get the virus, or have light symptoms but your loved ones could end up with serious health issues or even death. Don’t chance it keep the 6 feet distance and do not go out unless you have to.

We have 2,492 new positive #COVID19 cases, bringing our total to 6,876.
• Atlantic: 10
• Bergen: 1,206
• Burlington: 64
• Camden: 73
• Cumberland: 4
• Cape May: 6
• Essex: 609
• Gloucester: 33
• Hudson: 441
• Hunterdon: 39
• Mercer: 111
• Middlesex: 505
• Monmouth: 501
• Morris: 315
• Ocean: 389
• Passaic: 399
• Salem: 2
• Somerset: 179
• Sussex: 49
• Union: 432
• Warren: 31
• Under Investigation: 1,478

As of 1:30 PM, COVID-19 statewide stats:
• Positive Tests: 6,876
• Deaths: 81

For updates: covid19.nj.gov



Ocean County 3/16/2020 Update:

Covid-19 Total Cases (468) In Ocean County:

Total as of Thursday 3/26/2020 at 2:00pm

Town NameNumber of Cases
Barnegat12
Barnegat Light1
Bay Head1
Beach Haven0
Beachwood3
Berkeley28
Brick33
Eagleswood0
Harvey Cedars0
Island Heights1
Jackson52
Lacey12
Lakehurst0
Lakewood198
Lavallette1
Little Egg Harbor4
Long Beach Township2
Manchester20
Mantoloking0
Ocean Gate1
Ocean Twp. (Waretown)2
Pine Beach0
Plumsted3
Point Pleasant Beach2
Point Pleasant Borough18
Seaside Heights0
Seaside Park1
Ship Bottom2
South Toms River3
Surf City1
Stafford7
Toms River60
Tuckerton0
Total Positive Cases: 468

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