Gloucester County COVID-19 update includes 18 new cases


As of Tuesday, July 28, Gloucester County has conducted 31,872 total tests. Of these cases, 28,857 have come back negative.

Today, Gloucester County has an additional 18 cases to report. Of those cases:

The 2998th case is a 51-year-old female from Glassboro.

The 2999h case is a 64-year-old female from Mantua.

The 3000th case is a 36-year-old female from Washington Twp.

The 3001st case is a 24-year-old male from Harrison Twp.

The 3002nd case is a 36-year-old male from National Park.

The 3003rd case is a 26-year-old male from Glassboro.

The 3004th case is a 63-year-old male from Monroe Twp.

The 3005th case is a 42-year-old female from Deptford.

The 3006th case is a 36-year-old male from Monroe Twp.

The 3007th case is a 22-year-old male from Deptford.

The 3008th case is a 54-year-old male from Deptford.

The 3009th case is a 79-year-old male from Glassboro.

The 3010th case is a 33-year-old female from Elk.

The 3011th case is a 57-year-old male from Monroe Twp.

The 3012th case is a 52-year-old female from Woolwich.

The 3013th case is 73-year-old male from Monroe Twp.

The 3014th case is a 48-year-old female from Monroe Twp.

The 3015th case is a 24-year-old female from West Deptford.

Gloucester County’s total positive COVID-19 case count is now 3,015.

Gloucester County has 196 COVID-19 related deaths.

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.