Old Bridge positive COVID-19 cases continue to rise

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OLD BRIDGE – The number of positive COVID-19 cases continue to rise in the township.

Mayor Owen Henry announced eight new positive cases on March 24, which brings the total of positive cases to 24 in the township.

eight new positive COVID-19 cases, which brings the total of positive cases to 16 in the township, according to Old Bridge Mayor Owen Henry.

In addition to the state’s official website – covid19.nj.gov – residents can text NJCOVID to 898-211 to receive text messages and stay informed. To receive live text assistance, residents can text their zip code to 898-211. This will increase call capacity and reduce wait time.

Residents are urged to seek information from reliable news sources. To help sort out the rumors around the virus, in a joint effort by the New Jersey Regional Operations and Intelligence Center, division of the New Jersey State Police, New Jersey Office of Emergency Management, and New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness, a website has been established to combat rumors and disinformation regarding the virus. The COVID-19 Rumor Control and Disinformation website is njhomelandsecurity.gov/covid19.

For more information about COVID-19 related matters in Old Bridge visit oldbridge.com/COVID and its social media pages.