Slight increase in COVID-19 cases in Gloucester County for June 26

County officials reported 19 new cases on Friday after reporting 18 on Thursday.

Gloucester County has reported a slight increase in new COVID-19 cases for Friday, June 26. County health officials reported 19 new cases, up a tiny bit from Thursday’s 18 new cases.

In the last 24 hours, Gloucester County has received the results for 338 COVID-19 tests. There were 19 positive results and 319 negative for a positive rate of about 5.6 percent.

Here is a breakdown of today’s new COVID-19 cases by municipality:

  • Clayton – 1
  • Deptford – 5
  • Harrison Twp. – 1
  • Mantua – 2
  • Monroe Twp. – 2
  • Paulsboro – 1
  • Pitman – 1
  • Swedesboro – 1
  • Washington Twp. – 4
  • Woolwich – 1

Many of Friday’s new positive tests involved younger adults. Thirteen of the 19 cases were residents 50 years or younger.

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.