(Gloucester Township, NJ) – The Camden County Department of Health (DOH) is announcing one new death caused by novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Camden County, as well as 31 additional cases of the disease. This brings the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases to 9,488 in Camden County and 552 total fatalities.
The following information is currently available regarding these most recent deaths in Camden County:
|New Case 1:||FEMALE,||70s,||CAMDEN|
“We are deeply saddened to learn of another death caused by COVID-19 in Camden County. As we mourn another member of our community, we are keeping their friends and family in our thoughts and prayers,” said Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “As this pandemic stretches into yet another month, we want to remind our residents that no one is in this fight alone. If you are struggling to cope with this incredibly difficult period, please seek emotional support or a mental health professional for help. Even as we closely monitor the physical health of our friends, family, and loved ones, we have to remember to take care of our mental health as well.”
The Department of Health is announcing 31 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 1,342 confirmed resident cases and 533 staff cases have occurred out of the aggregate case load of 9,488 in our 56 long-term care facilities. At this time, 314 resident deaths have been reported from these facilities, as well as three staff deaths, out of our 552 total fatalities countywide.
The following information is currently available regarding new patients:
|New Patient 1:||FEMALE,||60,||BARRINGTON BOROUGH|
|New Patient 2:||FEMALE,||60,||CAMDEN CITY|
|New Patient 3:||FEMALE,||20,||CAMDEN CITY|
|New Patient 4:||MALE,||10,||CAMDEN CITY|
|New Patient 5:||FEMALE,||30,||CAMDEN CITY|
|New Patient 6:||FEMALE,||20,||CAMDEN CITY|
|New Patient 7:||FEMALE,||40,||CAMDEN CITY|
|New Patient 8:||FEMALE,||JUVENILE,||CAMDEN CITY|
|New Patient 9:||MALE,||10,||CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 10:||FEMALE,||10,||CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 11:||FEMALE,||10,||CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 12:||MALE,||10,||CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 13:||FEMALE,||70,||CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 14:||MALE,||30,||CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 15:||FEMALE,||70,||CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 16:||UNKNOWN||10,||GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 17:||FEMALE,||50,||GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 18:||MALE,||60,||GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 19:||MALE,||60,||GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 20:||FEMALE,||50,||GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 21:||MALE,||50,||HADDON TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 22:||MALE,||50,||HADDONFIELD BOROUGH|
|New Patient 23:||FEMALE,||30,||HADDONFIELD BOROUGH|
|New Patient 24:||MALE,||40,||PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 25:||FEMALE,||30,||PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 26:||FEMALE,||40,||PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 27:||MALE,||30,||PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 28:||FEMALE,||70,||PINE HILL BOROUGH|
|New Patient 29:||MALE,||50,||STRATFORD BOROUGH|
|New Patient 30:||FEMALE,||50,||VOORHEES TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 31:||MALE,||50,||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.
For those residents who are having difficulty coping with the COVID-19 crisis, please call the Mental Health Association in New Jersey, Inc. at (877) 294- HELP (4357) between the hours of 8AM to 8PM for emotional support, guidance and mental health referrals as needed. For additional information and services, call Camden County’s Office of Mental Health & Addiction at (856) 374-6361.
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, or text NJCOVID to 898-211.
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.