COVID-19 cases decline in Gloucester County over Memorial Day weekend

The 14 cases reported on May 25 were the fewest in a single day in Gloucester County since March 28.

COVID-19 cases and deaths continued to decline in Gloucester County throughout the Memorial Day weekend, with the seven-day case average reaching its lowest point since the first week of April.

Below are the number of positive COVID-19 cases reported in Gloucester County on each day from May 22 to May 26:

  • May 22 – 28 cases
  • May 23 – 16 cases
  • May 24 – 32 cases
  • May 25 – 14 cases
  • May 26 – 15 cases

Below are the number of COVID-19 cases reported in each municipality from May 22 through May 26 by municipality:

  • Clayton – 2
  • Deptford – 17
  • East Greenwich – 2
  • Franklin Twp. – 4
  • Glassboro – 7
  • Harrsion Twp. – 4
  • Mantua – 3
  • Monroe Twp. – 6
  • National Park – 2
  • Newfield – 1
  • Paulsboro – 4
  • Pitman – 6
  • South Harrison Twp. – 2
  • Swedesboro – 1
  • Washington Twp. – 18
  • West Deptford – 13
  • Westville – 1
  • Woodbury – 9
  • Woodbury Heights – 1
  • Woolwich – 2

Over the past five days, Gloucester County has reported the deaths of nine residents ill with COVID-19. Five of the nine were residents of Deptford: a 69-year-old man, an 80-year-old man, an 83-year-old woman, an 88-year-old woman and a 90-year-old woman. The other four deceased were an 84-year-old woman from Franklin Twp., a 67-year-old woman from Monroe Twp., a 79-year-old woman from Washington Twp., and an 83-year-old man from Woodbury.

Below are the number of positive COVID-19 deaths reported in Gloucester County on each day from May 22 to May 26:

  • May 22 – four deaths
  • May 23 – two deaths
  • May 24 – one death
  • May 25 – two deaths
  • May 26 – no deaths

Gloucester County reported no deaths on May 26. It was the first day with no reported deaths in the county since May 3.

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.