County of Monmouth

For Immediate Release:
August 5, 2021

Monmouth County has 431 additional positive cases
of COVID-19

FREEHOLD, NJ – Monmouth County Commissioner Director Thomas A. Arnone and County Commissioner Deputy Director Susan M. Kiley have announced that between Monday, August 2 and Thursday, August 5, there have been 431 new positive cases of COVID-19 in Monmouth County. During that same time period, there has been one new death being reported related to COVID-19 in Monmouth County.

Monmouth County now reports the number of positive cases of COVID-19, and the breakdown by municipality, on Mondays and Thursdays.

Monmouth County has COVID-19 vaccines available at Brookdale Community College with no appointment necessary on Tuesdays from 2 to 6 p.m.

Vaccines are available for residents who are at least 12 years old and live, work or attend school in Monmouth County. The County-operated sites administer the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines. Anyone under 18 years old must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. For more information, go to www.visitmonmouth.com.

Monmouth County will offer free COVID-19 testing on Wednesday, August 11 in Neptune from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Neptune Senior Center, located at 1607 State Rt. 33. Visitors should note the clinic has 200 tests and once those are administered, the clinic will close for the day. There will also be a limited number of vaccines available for those who wish to receive it.

Information about the County’s COVID-19 testing program is available on www.visitmonmouth.com. Residents are encouraged to fill out the testing requisition form ahead of testing in order to expedite the process.

The County Commissioners and the Monmouth County Health Department (MCHD) are reminding residents to do their part to slow the spread by following the updated Center for Disease Control guidelines.

The breakdown of positive COVID-19 cases by municipality is as follows:

 

5-Aug

2-Aug

Aberdeen:

1978

1965

Allenhurst:

73

71

Allentown:

143

141

Asbury Park:

1769

1762

Atlantic Highlands:

365

365

Avon-by-the-Sea:

200

197

Belmar:

576

575

Bradley Beach:

386

383

Brielle:

594

593

Colts Neck:

1063

1057

Deal:

280

278

Eatontown:

1720

1711

Englishtown:

264

261

Fair Haven:

522

520

Farmingdale:

171

171

Freehold Borough:

1673

1670

Freehold Township:

3892

3875

Hazlet:

2190

2176

Highlands:

379

376

Holmdel:

1676

1667

Howell:

5914

5842

Interlaken:

90

89

Keansburg:

1245

1241

Keyport:

722

718

Lake Como:

183

183

Little Silver:

626

626

Loch Arbour:

24

24

Long Branch:

4422

4407

Manalapan:

4360

4322

Manasquan:

606

603

Marlboro:

3735

3707

Matawan:

1152

1147

Middletown:

6726

6677

Millstone Township:

994

986

Monmouth Beach:

350

348

Neptune City:

534

531

Neptune Township:

3615

3603

Ocean:

3344

3326

Oceanport:

675

673

Red Bank:

1775

1766

Roosevelt:

56

56

Rumson:

731

721

Sea Bright:

147

146

Sea Girt:

173

170

Shrewsbury Borough:

543

541

Shrewsbury Township:

117

117

Spring Lake:

251

251

Spring Lake Heights:

399

397

Tinton Falls:

1869

1860

Union Beach:

630

629

Upper Freehold:

581

575

Wall:

2745

2737

West Long Branch:

1190

1180

Unknown:

0

0

If you would like to read more Monmouth County news updates and information regarding the COVID-19 situation, go to www.visitmonmouth.com.

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