An out-of-town family who was to spend Pesach in Lakewood has canceled after learning about the measles outbreak, TLS has learned.

The family had booked a place to stay in Lakewood just after Purim, and had already paid for the stay before they canceled upon learning there was an ongoing measles outbreak in Lakewood.

According to the latest count for this outbreak, there were six confirmed cases of measles being reported by the New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) in Ocean County.

The first outbreak had a total of 33 confirmed cases and ran from October 2018 to mid-January 2019.