Gloucester County reports eight COVID-19 cases, two deaths on June 15

The number of cases has dropped dramatically the past two days after a spike up to 28 cases on Saturday, with most of those cases in Washington Township.

Only eight new COVID-19 cases were reported in Gloucester County on June 15 after the county saw a large number of cases reported two days prior, mostly in Washington Township.

On Saturday, Gloucester County reported its highest single-day total of new COVID-19 cases since late May with 28. More than half of those cases, 16 of 28, were Washington Township residents, with ages ranging from 37 to 92. More than half of the positive cases in Washington Township were residents 65 and older.

After Saturday’s spike, the county saw its number of new cases drop dramatically with just four reported on Sunday. On Monday, the number of new cases remained in the single digits with eight reported. Here are Monday’s eight new cases:

  • A 50-year-old man from West Deptford
  • A 21-year-old man from Glassboro
  • A 69-year-old woman from Glassboro
  • A 56-year-old woman from Monroe Twp.
  • A 43-year-old woman from Washington Twp.
  • A 46-year-old man from Mantua
  • A 74-year-old woman from Deptford
  • An 81-year-old woman from Deptford

Gloucester County has seen an increase in COVID-19 deaths over the past three days, with two deaths reported Saturday, three on Sunday and two more on Monday. All seven residents who passed away were 78 years or older and resided in Deptford, Washington Twp. or West Deptford.

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.