SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - 

Today, the Middlesex County Health Department announced 22 new positive cases of COVID-19 in South Brunswick, making it the biggest one-day spike in cases in the township. Two more residents passed away from complications from COVID-19 today, a 46 and 60-year-old man. Yesterday, the township had their first deaths from COVID-19, a mother and a daughter who passed away 17 hours apart.

            South Brunswick will have a drive-thru testing facility opening at the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission Station Inspection Station in Dayton. The facility will only be in operation on April 11th, 13th, and 15th from 10 AM to 2 PM. Tests will be available to all who live in Middlesex County and are showing symptoms of Coronavirus. To make an appointment in advance, click here.

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            All South Brunswick Police Department Police Officers in the township will be wearing face masks when interacting with the public. This is in accordance with CDC guidelines of wearing a face mask while in public to prevent the spread of COVID-19, according to Police Chief Raymond Hayducka.

            Today, the state was able to confirm 3,088 new positive cases of Coronavirus in New Jersey, bringing the total cases in the state to 47,437, according to Governor Phil Murphy. Middlesex County currently has 3,717 confirmed cases, according to the official COVID-19 New Jersey website.