Ocean County’s Weekly Count of New COVID-19 Cases Reaches Five Figures


Rick Mellerup
January 12, 2022
By Rick Mellerup

Again in the “good ol’ days” of the COVID-19 pandemic, when the Delta variant hit in the late summer months and early autumn, Ocean County would record about 1,000 to 1,400 new confirmed scenarios a 7 days.
“Good Ol’ Days” because glimpse at the figures this 7 days, thanks in substantial element to the Omicron variant, latest vacation gatherings and the return to college. As lots of, and in many cases more, new situations were being noted each and every day than were claimed each 7 days again in the early tumble.
No less than 1,813 were documented on Jan. 5. The following working day there had been 1,367. On Jan. 7, 1,827 scenarios have been claimed. The subsequent report from the Ocean County Wellness Division came out on Jan. 10. It covered the 8th and 9th as well, ensuing in a 3-day full of 4,184 situations. At last, on Jan. 11 it noted 1,183, creating the 7 days-very long overall 10,374. Which is an ordinary of 1,482 new circumstances of COVID-19 for every day.
For the preceding 7 days of Dec. 29 to Jan. 4, the OCHD experienced reported 7,884 new scenarios, a 1,126 day-to-day common.  —R.M.

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