24 LBI lifeguards positive for coronavirus after attending social gatherings together


Officials on Long Beach Island say more than 20 lifeguards have tested positive for the coronavirus after being together at a recent event.The lifeguards are from Harvey Cedars and Surf City, neighboring boroughs on LBI just north of the Dorland J. Henderson Memorial Bridge, which links the Ocean County mainland to the barrier island.Mayor Jonathan Oldham of Harvey Cedars said the borough clerk had been informed of the COVID-19 cluster on Thursday by the director of the Long Beach Island Health Department, a regional health office that operates independently of the Ocean County Health Departme…

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