COVID-19 update: Cases continue to decrease in Gloucester County

In the week spanning June 11 through June 17, Gloucester County saw its average number of new daily cases drop to its lowest point since the start of the pandemic.

Gloucester County’s number of new COVID-19 cases continues to drop heading into the second half of June.

Gloucester County reported just nine new cases on Tuesday and five new cases on Wednesday. For the week spanning June 11 through June 17, Gloucester County reported an average of 11.3 new cases per day, the lowest total since the first full week cases were reported from March 18 through March 25. Below is a breakdown of the week-by-week average daily case numbers in Gloucester County:

  • March 18 to March 25 – 3.4 cases per day
  • March 26 to April 1 – 17.6
  • April 2 to April 8 – 27.0
  • April 9 to April 15 – 35.3
  • April 16 to April 22 – 37.3
  • April 23 to April 29 – 51.1
  • April 30 to May 6 – 44.3
  • May 7 to May 13 – 30.7
  • May 14 to May 20 – 35.1
  • May 21 to May 27 – 27.0
  • May 28 to June 3 – 19.9
  • June 4 to June 10 – 12.4
  • June 11 to June 17 – 11.3

The number of COVID-19 deaths increased last week for the first time in a month. The county reported 14 deaths over the seven-day period, with at least one death being reported for nine straight days from June 9 to June 17.

  • March 18 to March 25 – 0 (first COVID-19 death reported by the county on March 27)
  • March 26 to April 1 – 0.3 per day
  • April 2 to April 8 – 0.4
  • April 9 to April 15 – 0.9
  • April 16 to April 22 – 2.7
  • April 23 to April 29 – 1.4
  • April 30 to May 6 – 3.6
  • May 7 to May 13 – 4.4
  • May 14 to May 20 – 4.6
  • May 21 to May 27 – 1.9
  • May 28 to June 3 – 1.0
  • June 4 to June 10 – 0.9
  • June 11 to June 17 – 2.0

On Thursday, Gloucester County reported 12 new COVID-19 cases, the most in a single-day since June 13. Here is a breakdown of new cases by municipality:

  • Clayton – 1
  • Franklin Twp. – 1
  • Monroe Twp. – 2
  • South Harrison Twp. – 1
  • Washington Twp. – 1
  • West Deptford – 2
  • Woodbury – 2
  • Woodbury Heights – 1
  • Woolwich – 1

Gloucester County reported no new deaths on June 18 for the first time in 10 days.

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.