Gloucester County announces new COVID-19 cases as well as 2 new deaths

As of Wednesday, July 29, Gloucester County has conducted 32,199total tests. Of these cases, 29,167 have come back negative. One case has been moved out of County.

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

The 3015th case is a 73-year-old female from Monroe Twp.

The 3016th case is a 45-year-old female from Washington Twp.

The 3017th case is a 24-year-old female from Washington Twp.

The 3018th case is a 34-year-old male from Washington Twp.

The 3019th case is a 13-year-old male from Washington Twp.

The 3020th case is a 63-year-old male from Clayton.

The 3021st case is a 62-year-old female from Washington Twp.

The 3022nd case is a 37-year-old female from Mantua.

The 3023rd case is a 9-year-old female from Washington Twp.

The 3024th case is a 36-year-old female from Washington Twp.

The 3025th case is a 22-year-old female from Clayton.

The 3026th case is a 28-year-old male from National Park.

The 3027th case is a 61-year-old male from West Deptford.

The 3028th case is a 55-year-old female from Washington Twp.

The 3029th case is a 63-year-old male from Washington Twp.

The 3030th case is a 29-year-old male from Washington Twp.

The 3031st case is a 24-year-old female from Washington Twp.

The 3032nd case is a 65-year-old female from Pitman.

Gloucester County’s total positive COVID-19 case count is now 3,032.

Gloucester County has 198 COVID-19 related deaths.

The 197th patient death was a 91-year-old female from Greenwich Twp.

The 198th patient death was an 83-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.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<http://www.gloucestercountynj.gov>.

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