Monroe officials report seven new positive COVID-19 cases

MONROE – Monroe officials reported seven new positive COVID-19 cases on April 21, according to the Monroe Office of Emergency Management.

The cases range in age from 55 to 98. The cases include four females – a 77 year old, a 90 year old and two 98 year olds and three males including a 55 year old, a 76 year old and a 79 year old.

Police Chief Michael Biennas was notified the Middlesex County Board of Health is establishing a new state and county reporting technology, which corrects case counts and assignments throughout the county. As a result of their reconciliation, the county has informed Monroe it has been assigned an additional 22 cases. The cases are not new and are spread out over the course of the pandemic. The additional cases will be added to the total number of cases on April 22.

The COVID-19 drive-thru testing site at MyInstaDoc, 298 Applegarth Road, will serve pre-registered patients from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and drive-up patients from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Testing resumes on April 25. Pre-register at www.myinstadocmonroe.com or call 609-207-3220 to speak with a medical professional.

A directory of restaurant, food service and grocery stores are available on the township website, www.monroetwp.com, or call Eileen Biennas at 732-521-4400 ext. 114 or email her at ebiennas@monroetwp.com.

For more information visit www.COVID19.nj.gov.

For Middlesex County information on COVID-19 information visit discovermiddlesex.com/covid19/ or www.middlsexcountynj.gov/covid19.