Gloucester County health officials confirmed 12 new cases on Friday, July 3, 12 on Saturday, July 4, 14 new cases on Sunday, July 5 and 11 new cases on Monday, July 6.
The county has reported double-digit totals of new cases for seven straight days for the first time in nearly a month. However, Gloucester County has also gone more than three weeks since reporting 20 or more new cases in a single day, with daily case totals mostly falling in the teens since mid-June.
Here’s a breakdown of Monday’s 11 new cases by municipality:
- Glassboro – 2
- Harrison Twp. – 2
- Mantua – 1
- Monroe Twp. – 2
- Washington Twp. – 2
- Woodbury – 1
- Woolwich – 1
After reporting a low number of COVID-19 deaths for about two weeks, the county reported five additional deaths on Friday, July 3, the most reported in a single day since mid-May. The deaths included two Deptford residents, a Monroe Twp. resident, a Newfield resident and a Woolwich resident. Four of the five deaths were residents 63 or older.
There was also one COVID-19 death reported each on Sunday and Monday. Sunday’s death was a 59-year-old West Deptford man. Monday’s was a 50-year-old Swedesboro woman.
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.