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The Gloucester County Department of Health and Human Services and Office of Emergency Management have announced 14 more positive COVID-19 cases in Medical newGloucester County on Saturday morning, March 28th.  The county announced its first fatality on Friday.

This brings Gloucester County’s total positive COVID-19 cases to 56.

The 43rd case is a 45-year-old male from Clayton.

The 44th case is a 64-year-old male from Deptford.

The 45th case is a 12-year-old male from Monroe Township.

The 46th case is a 76-year-old female from Franklin Township.

The 47th case is a 47-year-old female from Greenwich Township.

The 48th case is a 26-year-old female from Deptford

The 49th case is a 28-year-old female from Woodbury.

The 50th case is a 50-year-old female from Deptford.

The 51st case is a 28-year-old male from Deptford Township.

The 52nd case is a 36-year-old female from Woodbury Heights.

The 53rd case is a 20-year-old female from Washington Township.

The 54th case is a 21-year-old male from Glassboro.

The 55th case is a 52-year-old male from East Greenwich.

The 56th case is a 34-year-old female from Logan Township.

The earlier cases are:

42 3/27/2020 Male 76 Washington Twp.
41 3/27/2020 Male 27 Monroe Twp.
40 3/27/2020 Female 40 Washington Twp.
39 3/27/2020 Female 51 West Deptford
38 3/27/2020 Male 54 Monroe Twp.
37 3/27/2020 Female 55 Logan Twp.
36 3/27/2020 Male 71 Westville
35 3/27/2020 Male 46 Woodbury
34 3/27/2020 Female 62 Franklin
33 3/26/2020 Female 86 Woolwich
32 3/26/2020 Female 22 Glassboro
31 3/26/2020 Male 27 Deptford
30 3/26/2020 Female 85 Deptford
29 3/26/2020 Female 20 Woodbury
28 3/26/2020 Female 59 Woolwich
27 3/26/2020 Male 44 Woolwich
26 3/25/2020 Male 56 Monroe Twp.
25 3/25/2020 Female 77 Washington Twp.
24 3/25/2020 Female 82 West Deptford
23 3/25/2020 Male 52 Washington Twp.
22 3/25/2020 Male 40 Washington Twp.
21 3/25/2020 Male 61 Deptford
20 3/25/2020 Female 44 Washington Twp.
19 3/24/2020 Female 66 Woolwich
18 3/24/2020 Male 21 Glassboro
17 3/24/2020 Male 27 Woolwich
16 3/24/2020 Female 72 Washington Twp.
15 3/24/2020 Male 49 Harrison Twp.
14 3/24/2020 Female 46 West Deptford
13 3/23/2020 Female 47 Woolwich
12 3/23/2020 Female 18 East Greenwich
11 3/23/2020 Female 55 Washington Twp.
10 3/23/2020 Male 60 Glassboro
9 3/23/2020 Male 59 Wenonah
8 3/22/2020 Female 52 Harrison Twp.
7 3/22/2020 Female 56 Washington Twp.
6 3/21/2020 Male 34 Washington Twp.
5 3/20/2020 Male 59 Logan Twp.
4 3/20/2020 Male 30 Glassboro
3 3/19/2020 Female 42 Harrison Twp.
2 3/17/2020 Male 59 Glassboro
1 3/17/2020 Female 57 Glassboro

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<http://www.gloucestercountynj.gov>.

The statewide COVID-19 case count as of 1pm Saturday March 28th has topped 10,000, and now stands at 11,124 and a total of 140 fatalities, an increase of 32 deaths in the past 24 hours.

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