The Gloucester County Department of Health confirmed Monday afternoon that two residents ill with COVID-19 have died. Gloucester County now has five confirmed deaths as of Tuesday, April 7th.
The fourth patient death was a 68-year-old female.
The fifth patient death was a 56-year-old male.
As of Tuesday, April 7, 2020 we have conducted 1,815 total tests. Of these cases, 1,476 have come back negative and 18 are pending.
The Gloucester County Department of Health and Human Services and Office of Emergency Management have announced 37 more positive COVID-19 cases in Gloucester County.
This brings Gloucester County’s total positive COVID-19 cases to 321.
The 285th case a 78-year-old female from Deptford.
The 286th case a 66-year-old female from Washington Township.
The 287th case is a 58-year-old male from Glassboro.
The 288th case is a 37-year-old male from South Harrison Township.
The 289th case is a 40-year-old female from Woolwich.
The 290th case is a 77-year-old female from Deptford.
The 291st case is a 52-year-old male from Franklin Township.
The 292nd case is a 34-year-old female from Swedesboro.
The 293rd case is a 49-year-old female from Woolwich.
The 294th case is a 38-year-old female from Woolwich.
The 295th case is a 27-year-old male from East Greenwich Township.
The 296th case is a 45-year-old female from Deptford.
The 297th case is a 55-year-old male from West Deptford.
The 298th case is a 49-year-old female from Greenwich Township.
The 299th case is a 68-year-old female from West Deptford.
The 300th case is a 53-year-old female from East Greenwich.
The 301st case is a 31-year-old male from Glassboro.
The 302nd case is a 39-year-old male from East Greenwich.
The 303rd case is a 70-year-old male from Mantua.
The 304th case is a 63-year-old female from Woolwich Township.
The 305th case is a 28-year-old female from Woodbury.
The 306th case is a 38-year-old female from Mantua.
The 307th case is a 27-year-old female from Monroe Township
The 308th case is a 55-year-old male from Washington Township.
The 309th case is a 62-year-old male from Glassboro.
The 310th case is a 40-year-old male from Pitman.
The 311th case is a 26-year-old male from Glassboro.
The 312th case is a 72-year-old male from Franklin Township.
The 313th case is a 27-year-old female from Deptford.
The 314th case is a 59-year-old female from Monroe Township.
The 315th case is a 70-year-old male from Washington Township.
The 316th case is a 20-year-old male from Woodbury Heights.
The 317th case is a 40-year-old female from Washington Township.
The 318th case is a 76-year-old female from Washington Township.
The 319th case is a 51-year-old male from Deptford.
The 320th case is a 57-year-old female from South Harrison Township.
The 321th case is a 57-year-old female Monroe Township.
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. A mask should only be worn if a healthcare professional recommends it.
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<htt
According to the NJDOH, the statewide COVID-19 count as of Wednesday, April 8th is 47,437 cases and 1,504 fatalities, an increase of 3,088 cases and 275 fatalities from Tuesday.
COVID-19 Cases by County
Data is provisional and subject to revision.
1,362 Positives Pending Further Information
4 Deaths Pending Further Information
7,874 Positive Test Results
5,598 Positive Test Results
5,437 Positive Test Results
4,831 Positive Test Results
4,372 Positive Test Results
4,156 Positive Test Results
3,038 Positive Test Results
2,856 Positive Test Results
2,468 Positive Test Results
1,189 Positive Test Results
992 Positive Test Results
838 Positive Test Results
801 Positive Test Results
357 Positive Test Results
340 Positive Test Results
289 Positive Test Results
255 Positive Test Results
168 Positive Test Results
Cape May County:
100 Positive Test Results
80 Positive Test Results
36 Positive Test Results