SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Cases of COVID-19 in South Brunswick Township have been decreasing dramatically for the past several weeks, a sign that more residents are getting vaccinated and transmission remains low.

Last week, May 23rd to the 29th, only two residents contracted COVID-19. No new cases were reported for six out of the last seven days. This is the lowest number of new cases for the township on record, according to the Office of Emergency Management.

            In the past two weeks, 15 South Brunswick residents tested positive for COVID-19. The new cases were nine males and six females, five of which were under the age of 18. In total, South Brunswick Township has recorded 2,854 cases of COVID-19 and 65 fatalities from the virus.

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            “Vaccines are continuing, with a large percentage of our township population fully vaccinated, and more receiving their shots every day,” a report from the OEM reads, “This is all possible due to the diligent efforts of our community members, who have isolated, quarantined, masked, washed, vaccinated, and sacrificed over the past 15 months.”

            New Jersey lifted their state wide mask mandate for all fully vaccinated individuals on Friday, May 28th. Vaccines are available for all residents age 12 and over. To see all available COVID-19 vaccine appointments in Middlesex County, please click here.