SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Middlesex County Health Department has notified the South Brunswick Township of a new positive case of COVID-19, bringing the total amount of residents who have tested positive to seven. According to the South Brunswick Police Department, the newly-diagnosed woman is in her 30s. Yesterday, two new cases were confirmed to be a man in his 60s and a female in her 40s. Six out of the seven cases in South Brunswick are in self-isolation, and the other is a woman in her 70s who is hospitalized. The Middlesex County Health Department is currently leading all investigations into the spread of the Coronavirus in the county.
There is currently one Drive-Thru testing facility in South Brunswick at MyInstaDoctor facility located at 298 Applegarth Road. Availability is limited, and those who are under the age of 65 must pre-register at myinstadocmonroe.com. Patients must also be experiencing some symptoms such as fevers, coughing, and respiratory problems, or have been exposed to someone with the virus. Please call 609-207-3220 to speak with a medical professional.
A countywide free testing site will open at the PNC bank arts center on Monday, March 23rd. New Jersey opened the first free testing site in Bergen County, where the first case of the Coronavirus was confirmed in the state.
Yesterday, Governor Phil Murphy announced that all non-essential businesses must remain closed until the emergency ends. The state also announced a new telemedicine plan through private health insurance and Medicaid providers. Residents are recommended to contact their health providers and continue care through the phone or video. A new website has been created to give all information about Coronavirus in the state at covid19.nj.gov/
Today, the state was able to confirm 590 new positive cases of Coronavirus in New Jersey, bringing the total cases in the state to 1,914, according to Governor Phil Murphy. Middlesex County currently has 147 confirmed cases, according to the South Brunswick Office of Emergency Management.