South Plainfield– South Plainfield has been notified that three residents have tested positive COVID-19 These three residents bring the total number of positive cases in South Plainfield to nine. The individuals that tested positive were a 60 year-old male, 55 year-old male and 24 year-old female.
These cases are under investigation by the Middlesex County Health Department.
Middlesex County and the State of New Jersey will continue to update the Borough when more information becomes available.
The Middlesex County Office of Health Services is the lead agency for investigation of cases involving a positive COVID-19 person, including all close contacts. If it is determined that a resident is in close contact with someone infected with COVID-19, the County Office of Health Services will reach out. Close contact is considered being within a 6-foot radius of the person for a minimum duration of 10 minutes. People who are outside of this are not considered a close contact. It is important for everyone to monitor their health and consult a primary care physician if exhibiting symptoms.
My office will share whatever information is permitted by law.
If residents should have questions regarding COVID-19 they are urged to call NJ State Health Call Center at 1-800-222-1222.