LAKEWOOD, New Jersey (WABC) -- Long lines formed outside a health resource center in a New Jersey township Thursday where officials tried to get a handle on the state's first major regional hotspot since its outbreak began to decline.
Newscopter Seven captured many people standing in line outside a COVID-19 testing tent in Lakewood.
The state recently reported that 26% of all new coronavirus cases were coming from Ocean County.
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Gov. Phil Murphy said the recent flareups in Lakewood are troubling.
As of Thursday afternoon, Ocean County had recorded 13,665 positive cases of COVID-19 and 984 confirmed deaths.
The state's rate of transmission stood at 1.16.
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