MONROE – Monroe officials reported three new positive COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of cases to 462, according to the Monroe Township Office of Emergency Management on April 28.
The new cases include an 18-year-old male, a 77-year-old female and a 90-year-old male.
Monroe has lost 50 residents to COVID-19 deaths, 38 from long-term care facilities, officials said.
Antibody testing is now available along with COVID-19 testing at MyInstaDoc, 298 Applegarth Road. The urgent care has been offering COVID-19 PCR testing by nasal swab for over a month and has served more than 1,800 people.
Currently the antibody testing is being offered to health care workers, first responders and public servants who are symptom-free for a period of no less than 14 days. The service is also being offered to symptom-free family members of those who were infected with COVID-19 and who have completed their period of quarantine. The test will assess them for subclinical infection in the past.
The COVID-19 drive-thru testing site serves pre-registered patients from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and drive-up patients from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Thursdays and Saturdays. Pre-register at www.myinstadocmonroe.com or call 609-207-3220 to speak with a medical professional.
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.