Gloucester County announces new COVID-19 cases

Gloucester County updates on COVID-19.

As of Thursday, July 23, Gloucester County has conducted 29,030 total tests. Of these cases, 26,117 have come back negative. Two cases have been moved out of County.

Today, Gloucester County has an additional 31 cases to report. Of those cases:

The 2883rd case is a 57-year-old female from Deptford.

The 2884th case is an 85-year-old female from West Deptford.

The 2885th case is a 57-year-old female from Washington Twp.

The 2886th case is a 64-year-old male from Glassboro.

The 2887th case is a 56-year-old female from Westville.

The 2888th case is a 32-year-old male from Deptford.

The 2889th case is a 31-year-old male from Deptford.

The 2890th case is a 25-year-old male from Greenwich Twp.

The 2891st case is a 25-year-old male from Harrison Twp.

The 2892nd case is a 78-year-old female from Deptford.

The 2893rd case is a 31-year-old female from East Greenwich.

The 2894th case is a 24-year-old male from Harrison Twp.

The 2895th case is a 50-year-old male from Glassboro.

The 2896th case is a 16-year-old female from Clayton.

The 2897th case is a 19-year-old female from Washington Twp.

The 2898th case is a 35-year-old female form Swedesboro.

The 2899th case is an 80-year-old male from Glassboro.

The 2900th case is a 57-year-old female from Mantua.

The 2901st case is a 54-year-old female from Woodbury.

The 2902nd case is an 82-year-old male from Deptford.

The 2903rd case is a 33-year-old female from Monroe Twp.

The 2904th case is a 35-year-old female from Newfield.

The 2905th case is a 58-year-old male from Harrison Twp.

The 2906th case is a 55-year-old female from Pitman.

The 2907th case is a 90-year-old female from Deptford.

The 2908th case is a 26-year-old female from Washington Twp.

The 2909th case is a 25-year-old female from Deptford.

The 2910th case is a 17-year-old female from Mantua.

The 2911th case is a 30-year-old female from East Greenwich.

The 2912th case is a 63-year-old female from Swedesboro.

The 2913th case is a 57-year-old female from Monroe Twp.

Gloucester County’s total positive COVID-19 case count is now 2,913.

 

Gloucester County has 194 COVID-19 related deaths.

The 194th patient death was a 69-year-old male from Westville.

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.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.