SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - South Brunswick School District is closed today due to a concern about a possible coronavirus infection coming from Princeton. The South Brunswick Police Department has confirmed that no residents in South Brunswick have been infected. The risk of contracting the coronavirus is still low in South Brunswick, according to the Center for Disease Control.
The concern comes from two people who were at a private party in Princeton who also attended the Biogen Conference in Boston which has been linked to the coronavirus. When the two people returned home, they tested positive for the virus. The Princeton Health Department believes that these two individuals have come in contact with at least 30 people, two of whom are from South Brunswick.
Health Departments in Princeton, Middlesex and South Brunswick are working to identify the two South Brunswick residents. Once identified, they will most likely be asked to self-quarantine according to the South Brunswick Police Department.
Garden State residents can visit the New Jersey Department of Health's website for up-to-date information on the novel coronavirus. The department has also set up a hotline for residents to call. The hotline number is 1-800-222-1222. Residents using out-of-state cell phone numbers are asked to call 1-800-962-1253.