False News Causes Unnecessary Panic [VIDEO]

When it comes to being informed about serious health risks in and around Lakewood, stick with reliable news sources – such as TheLakewoodScoop.com – the #1 news source for the Lakewood area since 2008.

For the last couple of days, TLS has been inundated with questions about fake news which has been making its way around WhatsApp, text, and what not.

As we’ve stated numerous times on social media, there are currently no confirmed coronavirus cases in Lakewood, or Ocean County for that matter.

This morning, during the emergency meeting at the Lakewood Board of Education offices, the OCHD once again confirmed it – on camera.

We continue to monitor closely the situation, and are in constant contact with both local and County health officials. Any real information will be published.

To our fans who did not send us messages inquiring about the fake news, Thank You.

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  1. Here is the official Johns Hopkins University COVID-19 global incident map with the most reliable real-time information.

    https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/map.html

    In New Jersey there are 29 confirmed cases, 1 death, 0 recoveries with 28 still active.

    The victim that passed away was a 69 year old from Bergen county. He had a history of diabetes, emphysema and other chronic conditions. There are nine new cases are being called “presumably positive”: a 16 year old female from Bergen County, a 66 year old woman from Essex County, a 51 year old male from Morris county, a 23 year old male from Somerset County and a female from Bergen county. They are included in the 29. The precious confirmed cases are residents of Bergen, Monmouth, Middlesex, Passaic, Union, Burlington and Camden. Of all the cases, investigations show two of the patients had contact with with another confirmed case or traveled to an area where the virus has already spread.

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