Gloucester County Reports 7 new COVID-19 Cases; Total 26 as of Wednesday Morning

From Gloucester County:

The Gloucester County Department of Health and Human Services and Office of Emergency Management have announced seven more positive COVID-19 cases in Gloucester County. This brings Gloucester County’s total positive COVID-19 cases to 26, as of the morning of Wednesday March 25th.

The 20th case is a 56-year-old male from Monroe Township.

The 21th case is a 77-year-old female from Washington Township.

The 22th case is an 82-year-old female from West Deptford.

The 23rd case is a 52-year-old male from Washington Township.

The 24th case is a 40-year-old male from Washington Township.

The 25th case is a 61-year-old male from Deptford.

The 26th case is a 44-year-old female from Washington 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<http://www.cdc.gov> and New Jersey Department of Health www.nj.gov/health/<http://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>.

As of 2pm on Wednesday March 25th, the NJDOH cites 4402 statewide COVID-19 cases, and 62 fatalities in total.

COVID-19 Cases by County
Data is provisional and subsequent to revision.

933 Positives Pending Further Information

Bergen County:

819 Positive Test Result(s)

Essex County:

381 Positive Test Result(s)

Middlesex County:

316 Positive Test Result(s)

Monmouth County:

313 Positive Test Result(s)

Union County:

262 Positive Test Result(s)

Hudson County:

260 Positive Test Result(s)

Passaic County:

255 Positive Test Result(s)

Morris County:

223 Positive Test Result(s)

Ocean County:

222 Positive Test Result(s)

Somerset County:

117 Positive Test Result(s)

Mercer County:

82 Positive Test Result(s)

Camden County:

61 Positive Test Result(s)

Burlington County:

48 Positive Test Result(s)

Sussex County:

27 Positive Test Result(s)

Hunterdon County:

25 Positive Test Result(s)

Gloucester County:

23 Positive Test Result(s)

Warren County:

18 Positive Test Result(s)

Atlantic County:

9 Positive Test Result(s)

Cape May County:

4 Positive Test Result(s)

Cumberland County:

3 Positive Test Result(s)

Salem County:

1 Positive Test Result(s)

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