SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ -   This past week, August 2nd through 8th, South Brunswick Township recorded four new
cases of COVID-19, bringing the total amount to 465 in the community. South Brunswick has
seen single digit increases in weekly cases for the past eight weeks, according to the Office of
Emergency Management.
Since June, more young people in their 20s and 30s have been testing positive rather than
elderly residents, a pattern that is common all over the state. It has been over 40 days since a
South Brunswick resident over the age of 65 has tested positive for COVID-19, according to the
OEM.
The Township has not seen any new deaths, the Middlesex County Health Department
still indicates that 31 South Brunswick residents have died due to COVID-19. 16 are men and 15
are women, with an average age of 75. Half of them are connected to long term care facilities,
according to a press release.
There are currently 184, 773 cases of COVID-19 in the State of New Jersey. Yesterday,
August 9th, 2020, Middlesex County was able to confirm 36 new cases, bringing the county total
to 17,919 positive cases according to the official New Jersey COVID-19 website.