Monroe total positive COVID-19 cases rise to 512, township recognizes residents, businesses for PPE donations


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MONROE – Monroe officials reported 11 new positive COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of cases to 512, according to the Monroe Township Office of Emergency Management on May 1.

The new cases include four residents in long-term care facilities, one in the New Jersey Training School for Boys and six community wide. The age range of the cases are from 18 to 99.

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The cases include six females – a 24 year old, a 74 year old, a 75 year old, an 84 year old, a 91 year old, and a 99 year old, and five males – an 18 year old, a 42 year old, a 61 year old, a 76 year old, and a 78 year old.

Monroe has lost 66 residents to COVID-19, 50 in long-term care facilities and 16 community-wide.

The township continues to recognize residents and businesses who donate personal protective equipment (PPE) and the Monroe Township Police Department continues to deliver PPE to long-term care facilities in the township.

Antibody testing is now available along with COVID-19 testing at MyInstaDoc, 298 Applegarth Road.

Currently, the antibody testing is 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 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 or call 609-207-3220 to speak with a medical professional.

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