(Gloucester Township, NJ) –The Camden County Department of Health is announcing one new death caused by novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Camden County, as well as 38 additional confirmed cases of the disease. This brings the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases to 2,470 in Camden County today and 98 total fatalities.
The following information is currently available regarding the most recent death in Camden County:
Case 1: Female, 90s, Cherry Hill
“It saddens me deeply to announce that another member of the Camden County community has succumbed to COVID-19. Our thoughts and prayers continue to be with those who have lost a loved one and those who are recovering from this insidious disease,” said Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “Today marks the lowest new case total in Camden County since March, and that is thanks entirely to the people of this county who have adapted and resolved themselves to do whatever they can in order to stop the spread of coronavirus, save lives, and protect our front line personnel. We know this fight is not over, but the toll taken by this virus would undoubtedly be much worse if not for our residents’ perseverance and commitment social distancing.”
The Department of Health is also announcing 38 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 455 confirmed cases have occurred out of the aggregate case load of 2,470 in our 56 long-term care facilities. At this current time 76 deaths have been reported from these facilities from our 98 total fatalities countywide.
The following information is currently available regarding new patients:
New Patient 1: FEMALE, 50s, STRATFORD BOROUGH
New Patient 2: FEMALE, 50s, AUDUBON BOROUGH
New Patient 3: FEMALE, 40s, PINE HILL BOROUGH
New Patient 4: MALE, 50s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 5: FEMALE, 50s, LAWNSIDE BOROUGH
New Patient 6: MALE, 60s, LAWNSIDE BOROUGH
New Patient 7: FEMALE, 20s, LINDENWOLD BOROUGH
New Patient 8: MALE, 60s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 9: MALE, 90s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 10: FEMALE, 80s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 11: FEMALE, 50s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Patient 12: FEMALE, 20s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Patient 13: FEMALE, 70s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 14: MALE, 80s, BERLIN BOROUGH
New Patient 15: MALE, 90s, VOORHEES TOWNSHIP
New Patient 16: FEMALE, 70s, BERLIN BOROUGH
New Patient 17: FEMALE, 80s, VOORHEES TOWNSHIP
New Patient 18: FEMALE, 80s, VOORHEES TOWNSHIP
New Patient 19: MALE, 50s, PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP
New Patient 20: MALE, 40s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 21: FEMALE, 30s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 22: FEMALE, 50s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 23: FEMALE, 60s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Patient 24: FEMALE, 70s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 25: MALE, 20s, PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP
New Patient 26: FEMALE, 50s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Patient 27: FEMALE, 60s, WOODLYNNE BOROUGH
New Patient 28: FEMALE, 20s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 29: MALE, 20s, HADDON TOWNSHIP
New Patient 30: MALE, 40s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 31: MALE, 20s, PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP
New Patient 32: FEMALE, 20s, LINDENWOLD BOROUGH
New Patient 33: FEMALE, 70s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Patient 34: FEMALE, 70s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 35: MALE, 50s, HADDONFIELD BOROUGH
New Patient 36: FEMALE, 20s, PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP
New Patient 37: FEMALE, 70s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 38: FEMALE, 30s, BELLMAWR BOROUGH
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.