SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - There are 11 new cases of COVID-19 in South Brunswick, bringing the total number of positive cases in the township to 370, according to the Middlesex County Health Department. The new cases are six females and five males, with ages ranging from 22 to 87.
Yesterday was the first day that no new cases of the Coronavirus were reported in South Brunswick since March 15th, when the first two cases were reported. The police department has also reported a 12% decrease in first aid calls in the past week. Throughout the month of April, first aid calls have gradually decreased after the number spiked in mid March.
“Obviously it is an important milestone after more than 50 days of residents testing positive, but it is only a first step. This battle with the virus will be an ongoing struggle for weeks and months ahead.” said South Brunswick Township Manager Bernard P. Hvozdovic Jr in a released statement, “Our greatest test is in the weeks ahead as the weather improves. We can keep up the progress we are making, but it will take everyone working together to sustain it.”
Today was the first day of “South Brunswick Restaurant Week.” A week long celebration of all local restaurants that continue to serve food to the community during the pandemic. Mayor Carley hopes to encourage residents to eat at local restaurants that may face economic hardship at this time. The township created a website with all relevant information about restaurants in South Brunswick that can be found by clicking here.
The MyInstaDoc clinic in Monroe Township has begun to do Antibody testing exclusively for healthcare workers, first responders and public servants living in Middlesex County. This is the closest facility to South Brunswick that provides this service.
All patients must be cleared of all COVID-19 symptoms for at least 14 days. Antibody testing will be done in office and by appointment only. Please call for 609-207-3220 or click here to make an appointment.
The state was able to confirm 1,827 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of positive cases to 133,635. There are currently 13,411 cases of Coronavirus in Middlesex County, according to the official New Jersey COVID-19 website.