(Gloucester Township, NJ) – The Camden County Department of Health is announcing 26 additional confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Camden County. This brings the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases to 8,337 in Camden County today and 514 total fatalities.
“As the nation’s COVID-19 cases climb higher each day, Camden County’s growth rate remains well below one percent and our average number of new cases per day has remained mostly steady for several weeks,,” said Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “This is not an accident; we have achieved incredible progress thanks to the residents of Camden County and their commitment to protecting themselves and each other. If we continue to social distance, wear masks, and take this virus seriously, then we will continue to slow transmission and our state will be able to continue reopening.”
The Department of Health is announcing 26 additional positive cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) identified in Camden County. Trace investigations are being facilitated with the patients and remain ongoing.
In addition, the county Department of Health is also announcing 1,326 confirmed resident cases and 502 staff cases have occurred out of the aggregate case load of 8,337 in our 56 long-term care facilities. At this time, 305 resident deaths have been reported from these facilities, as well as three staff deaths, out of our 514 total fatalities countywide.
The following information is currently available regarding new patients:
|New Patient 1:||FEMALE,||60s,||AUDUBON PARK BOROUGH|
|New Patient 2:||MALE,||70s,||CAMDEN CITY|
|New Patient 3:||FEMALE,||20s,||CAMDEN CITY|
|New Patient 4:||FEMALE,||70s,||CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 5:||MALE,||10s,||CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 6:||MALE,||10s,||CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 7:||FEMALE,||10s,||CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 8:||FEMALE,||10s,||CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 9:||MALE,||JUVENILE,||CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 10:||MALE,||20s,||GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 11:||MALE,||60s,||GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 12:||FEMALE,||30s,||HADDON HEIGHTS BOROUGH|
|New Patient 13:||FEMALE,||30s,||HADDON TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 14:||MALE,||50s,||HADDON TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 15:||FEMALE,||10s,||HADDONFIELD BOROUGH|
|New Patient 16:||MALE,||60s,||LAWNSIDE BOROUGH|
|New Patient 17:||FEMALE,||20s,||LAWNSIDE BOROUGH|
|New Patient 18:||FEMALE,||40s,||MOUNT EPHRAIM BOROUGH|
|New Patient 19:||MALE,||40s,||MOUNT EPHRAIM BOROUGH|
|New Patient 20:||FEMALE,||10s,||PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 21:||MALE,||10s,||PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 22:||FEMALE,||30s,||RUNNEMEDE BOROUGH|
|New Patient 23:||MALE,||30s,||VOORHEES TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 24:||MALE,||50s,||VOORHEES TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 25:||FEMALE,||50s,||WATERFORD TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 26:||MALE,||40s,||WINSLOW TOWNSHIP|
The county Health Department is currently working to trace close contacts of these newest cases. The investigations are still ongoing, and we will update the public with new developments as the information is gathered by our investigators.
Residents should call 9-1-1 during emergencies only, for those with questions or concerns related to the coronavirus, call the free, 24-hour public hotline at 2-1-1 or 1-800-962-1253, where trained professionals are standing by to answer your questions. New Jersey residents can now also text NJCOVID to 898-211 to receive text information and stay informed. To receive live text assistance, residents can text their zip code to 898-211. More information is also available on the state’s coronavirus at https://covid19.nj.gov/.
Information regarding Camden County’s preparations, response, and general information provided to the public is available by visiting camdencounty.com. Residents should frequently check the county webpage and social media for up-to-date information.