Gloucester County reported an additional seven COVID-19 cases today. The county has conducted 42,324 total tests. Of these cases, 38,710 have come back negative. The total positive COVID-19 case count is now 3,614, with 213 deaths.
Today’s cases include:
• Two cases in Deptford: a 21-year-old female and a 22-year-old male
• Two cases in Wenonah: a 31-year-old male and a 3-year-old male
• One case in Washington Township: a 62-year-old female
• One case in Monroe Township: a 51-year-old (no gender given)
• One case in Franklin Township: a 57-year-old (no gender given)
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 case.
New Jersey residents can call 2-1-1 or (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 continue to check the CDC at www.cdc.gov and New Jersey Department of Health at www.nj.gov/health/ for updates.