Gloucester County experiences an increase of COVID-19 cases

Gloucester County updates on COVID-19:

As of Tuesday, July 21, Gloucester County has conducted 28,454 total tests. Of these cases, 25,586 have come back negative.

Today, Gloucester County has an additional 32 cases to report. Of those cases:

The 2837th case is a 50-year-old female from Deptford.

The 2838th case is a 49-year-old female from Monroe Twp.

The 2839th case is a 63-year-old male from Washington Twp.

The 2840th case is a 60-year-old male from Harrison Twp.

The 2841st case is a 23-year-old female from Washington Twp.

The 2842nd case is a 30-year-old male from Washington Twp.

he 2843rd case is a 32-year-old female from West Deptford.

The 2844th case is a 21-year-old male from Deptford.

The 2845th case is a 21-year-old male from Deptford.

The 2846th case is a 59-year-old female from Deptford.

The 2847th case is a 48-year-old male from Woolwich.

The 2848th case is a 20-year-old female from Pitman.

The 2849th case is a 42-year-old female from Washington Twp.

The 2850th case is a 52-year-old male from Washington Twp.

The 2851st case is a 26-year-old female from Swedesboro.

The 2852nd case is a 67-year-old female from Swedesboro.

The 2853rd case is a 22-year-old female from Harrison Twp.

The 2854th case is a 24-year-old male from Glassboro.

The 2855th case is a 22-year-old female from Westville.

The 2856th case is a 61-year-old male from Washington Twp.

The 2857th case is a 24-year-old male from Harrison Twp.

The 2858th case is a 24-year-old male from West Deptford.

The 2859th case is an 82-year-old female from Washington Twp.

The 2860th case is a 59-year-old male from Harrison Twp.

The 2861st case is a 31-year-old female from Monroe Twp.

The 2862nd case is an 80-year-old female from National Park.

The 2863rd case is a 46-year-old male from Mantua.

The 2864th case is a 56-year-old male from Paulsboro.

The 2865th case is a 33-year-old male from Mantua.

The 2866th case is a 50-year-old female from Pitman.

The 2867th case is a 21-year-old female from Clayton.

The 2868th case is a 30-year-old female from Washington Twp.

Gloucester County’s total positive COVID-19 case count is now 2,868.

Gloucester County has 191 COVID-19 related deaths.

The 191st patient death was a 91-year-old female from Deptford.

The Gloucester County Department of Health and Human Services is working with the New Jersey Department of Health to conduct a full assessment that includes identifying the contacts these individuals have had.

At this time, the overall threat of COVID-19 to Gloucester County residents remains low. Gloucester County is expecting cases to rise. Social distancing is critical in flattening the curve and reducing cases.

New Jersey residents can call 2-1-1 or 1-800-962-1253 with questions. The call center is open 24/7 and has multi-language capacity.

Residents can also text NJCOVID to 898-211 to receive text information and stay informed. To receive live text assistance, text your zip code to 898-211.

Please note that the call center is not able to diagnose or give medical recommendations. Healthcare providers should be contacted if medical advice is needed. People should call their doctor or hospital before going so healthcare staff can provide instructions on getting care.

Most people with mild symptoms do not need to be tested. It is important to stay home and isolate from others while sick.

Please continue to check the CDC at www.cdc.go 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.