Latest COVID-19 Nursing Home Numbers In Long Branch, Eatontown

Jene J. Long

LONG BRANCH, NJ — More than half of New Jersey’s coronavirus deaths are tied to longterm-care facilities. Here is the state’s data for Long Branch and Eatontown.

  • Gateway Care Center, Eatontown: 100 cases and 25 deaths among residents, 34 cases among staff

  • Monmouth Care Center, Long Branch: 45 cases and seven deaths among residents, 17 cases among staff

  • Jersey Shore Center, Eatontown: 13 cases and one death among residents, eight cases among staff

Around New Jersey, 547 longterm-care facilities have had coronavirus outbreaks, accounting for 22,811 cases and 6,091 deaths among residents, as well as 11,283 cases and 109 deaths among staff.

Sweeping changes are coming to long-term care facilities to repair the deficiencies exposed and exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Gov. Phil Murphy.

Speaking at his Wednesday COVID-19 briefing, Murphy said that the goal is to fix the system in both the short and the long term.

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We All Deserve Shorter, More Flexible Workweeks, Especially Amid COVID-19

Jene J. Long
Remote work and flexible work hours are some of the federal recommendations for stemming the coronavirus pandemic. (Photo: AndreaObzerova via Getty Images)
Remote work and flexible work hours are some of the federal recommendations for stemming the coronavirus pandemic. (Photo: AndreaObzerova via Getty Images)

As business begin to reopen during the coronavirus pandemic, employers are reimagining what the office of the future should look like. 

Some of those ideas are centered around increasing physical space between employees, as people working near each other can lead more easily to the spread of the contagious coronavirus. Of the 97 workers who tested positive for COVID-19 at one South Korean call center, 94 sat on the same floor and most of them were on the same side of the building.

The blue coloring indicates where people with confirmed coronaviruses cases sat in this call center in South Korea. (Photo: Emerging Infectious Disease Journal)
The blue coloring indicates where people with confirmed coronaviruses cases sat in this call center in South Korea. (Photo: Emerging Infectious Disease Journal)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is advising employers to keep staff, visitors, and customers six feet apart, and cubicles are

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