Two new positive COVID-19 cases confirmed in Gloucester County

A 59-year-old man from Logan Township and a 30-year-old man from Glassboro were both confirmed as positive COVID-19 cases on Friday.

Two more positive COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in Gloucester County today.

The first case is a 59-year-old male from Logan Township who is currently hospitalized at Inspira Mullica Hill. His condition is improving.

The second case is a 30-year-old male from Glassboro who has a history of international travel. The patient is currently self-isolating at home.

The Gloucester County Department of Health and Human Services is working with the New Jersey Department of Health to conduct a full assessment that includes identifying the contacts these individuals had.

In addition to the New Jersey Department of Health, Gloucester County Department of Health and Human Services has been working closely with the Gloucester County Office of Emergency Management to prepare for and respond to COVID-19. At this time, the overall threat of COVID-19 to Gloucester County residents remains low.

Gloucester County is expecting cases to rise. Social distancing is critical in flattening the curve and reducing cases. Please continue to practice social distancing to protect yourself, your family and the community.

A mask should only be worn if a healthcare professional recommends it. The Gloucester County Department of Health and Human Services will keep the public informed if this recommendation changes.

Most people with mild symptoms do not need to be tested. It is important to stay home and isolate from others while sick.

Please continue to check the CDC at www.cdc.gov and New Jersey Department of Health www.nj.gov/health/ websites for updates. The Gloucester County Department of Health can be reached at (856) 218-4101 or by visiting www.gloucestercountynj.gov.