Weekly COVID-19 case average increases in Gloucester County for first time since mid-May

The county averaged 14.4 cases per day over the last seven days, an increase from last week's averaged of 10.6 cases per day.

For the first time in six weeks, the weekly average of new COVID-19 cases has increase in Gloucester County.

In the week spanning June 25 through July 1, Gloucester County averaged 14.4 new COVID-19 cases per day. It is the first time the average number of daily cases has increased since mid-May and the first time the county has reported 100 or more cases in a single week in about a month. Here is the history 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
  • June 18 to June 24 – 10.6
  • June 25 to July 1 – 14.4

Gloucester County saw its number of COVID-19 deaths remain flat this week. The county reported only three new deaths over the last seven days, the same amount that was reported the week prior. Here is the history of the average number of COVID-19 deaths by week in Gloucester County:

  • 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
  • June 18 to June 24 – 0.4
  • June 25 to July 1 – 0.4

The increase in new cases comes after Gloucester County reported 16 new positive cases on June 30 and 19 new cases on July 1. No new deaths were reported on either day.

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.