Gloucester County reports 30 additional COVID-19 cases over the weekend

The county's newest reports bring its total number of positive cases to 72.

Gloucester County health officials reported an additional 30 positive COVID-19 cases over the weekend. The new cases bring  the county’s total number to 72 since the start of the pandemic.

The new positive cases are as follows:

  • A 45-year-old male from Clayton
  • A 64-year-old male from Deptford
  • A 12-year-old male from Monroe Township
  • A 76-year-old female from Franklin Township
  • A 47-year-old female from Greenwich Township
  • A 26-year-old female from Deptford
  • A 28-year-old female from Woodbury
  • A 50-year-old female from Deptford
  • A 28-year-old male from Deptford
  • A 36-year-old female from Woodbury Heights
  • A 20-year-old female from Washington Township
  • A 21-year-old male from Glassboro
  • A 52-year-old male from East Greenwich
  • A 34-year-old female from Logan Township
  • A 54-year-old male from Deptford
  • A 37-year-old female from West Deptford
  • A 35-year-old female from Monroe Township
  • A 44-year-old female from Franklin Township
  • A 48-year-old female from Glassboro
  • A 52-year-old male from Glassboro
  • A 65-year-old female from Woodbury Heights
  • A 61-year-old female from Washington Township
  • A 25-year-old male from Clayton
  • A 24-year-old female from Deptford
  • A 72-year-old female from Monroe Township
  • A 21-year-old male from East Greenwich
  • A 48-year-old female from Glassboro
  • A 46-year-old female from Deptford
  • A 40-year-old female from Pitman
  • A 48-year-old male from Mantua

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 have had.

At this time, county health officials say the overall threat of COVID-19 to residents remains low. Gloucester County is expecting cases to rise. Social distancing is critical in flattening the curve and reducing cases. A mask should only be worn if a healthcare professional recommends it.

Check back with The Sun later today for another update on positive COVID-19 cases in Gloucester County.