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Five New COVID-19 Caused Deaths Announced in Camden County
June 7, 2021

(Gloucester Township, NJ) – The Camden County Department of Health is announcing five new deaths caused by COVID-19, as well as 44 additional confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus confirmed between Saturday, June 5, and Monday, June 7. This brings the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases to 49,401 in Camden County today and 1,209 total fatalities. 

 

The following information is currently available regarding these most recent deaths in Camden County:

 

New Case 1:   FEMALE,   70s,   GIBBSBORO BOROUGH  
New Case 2:   FEMALE,   50s,   CAMDEN CITY  
New Case 3:   MALE,   40s,   PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP  
New Case 4:   FEMALE,   50s,   CAMDEN CITY  
New Case 5:   FEMALE,   70s,   CAMDEN CITY  

 

“Even with cases continuing to drop we are seeing members of our community lose their battle with COVID-19. Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families,” said County Commissioner Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “Camden County is sustaining levels of COVID-19 activity lower than we have seen since testing for the disease began in earnest last year. This is a testament to our vaccination efforts and the commitment to safety of our residents, but we still haven’t reached herd immunity. We need everyone to get vaccinated to sustain this level of viral activity and to put this pandemic behind us once and for all.”

 

The Department of Health is announcing 44 additional positive cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) identified in Camden County. Trace investigations are being facilitated with the patients and remain ongoing.

 

To date, 489,024 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered in Camden County. There are 274,776 people with at least one dose, and 234,834 who are fully vaccinated.

 

The following information is currently available regarding new patients confirmed on June 5:

 

New Patient 1:   FEMALE,   30s,   CAMDEN CITY  
New Patient 2:   FEMALE,   20s,   CAMDEN CITY  
New Patient 3:   MALE,   30s,   CAMDEN CITY  
New Patient 4:   FEMALE,   30s,   CAMDEN CITY  
New Patient 5:   FEMALE,   10s,   CAMDEN CITY  
New Patient 6:   FEMALE,   JUVENILE,   CAMDEN CITY  
New Patient 7:   FEMALE,   40s,   CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP  
New Patient 8:   MALE,   30s,   CLEMENTON BOROUGH  
New Patient 9:   MALE,   20s,   GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP  
New Patient 10:   FEMALE,   40s,   LAWNSIDE BOROUGH  
New Patient 11:   MALE,   50s,   LINDENWOLD BOROUGH  
New Patient 12:   FEMALE,   10s,   LINDENWOLD BOROUGH  
New Patient 13:   MALE,   50s,   LINDENWOLD BOROUGH  
New Patient 14:   FEMALE,   40s,   OAKLYN BOROUGH  
New Patient 15:   FEMALE,   40s,   PINE HILL BOROUGH  

 

The following information is currently available regarding new patients confirmed on June 6:

 

New Patient 1:   FEMALE,   10s,   BERLIN TOWNSHIP  
New Patient 2:   FEMALE,   JUVENILE,   BERLIN TOWNSHIP  
New Patient 3:   MALE,   10s,   BERLIN TOWNSHIP  
New Patient 4:   FEMALE,   30s,   CAMDEN CITY  
New Patient 5:   MALE,   60s,   CAMDEN CITY  
New Patient 6:   FEMALE,   20s,   CAMDEN CITY  
New Patient 7:   FEMALE,   30s,   CAMDEN CITY  
New Patient 8:   MALE,   40s,   CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP  
New Patient 9:   FEMALE,   20s,   CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP  
New Patient 10:   MALE,   JUVENILE,   CLEMENTON BOROUGH  
New Patient 11:   MALE,   20s,   COLLINGSWOOD BOROUGH  
New Patient 12:   FEMALE,   50s,   GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP  
New Patient 13:   MALE,   50s,   GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP  
New Patient 14:   MALE,   50s,   GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP  
New Patient 15:   MALE,   30s,   GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP  
New Patient 16:   FEMALE,   40s,   PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP  
New Patient 17:   FEMALE,   80s,   PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP  
New Patient 18:   FEMALE,   20s,   PINE HILL BOROUGH  
New Patient 19:   FEMALE,   10s,   SOMERDALE BOROUGH  
New Patient 20:   MALE,   50s,   SOMERDALE BOROUGH  

 

The following information is currently available regarding new patients confirmed on June 7:

 

New Patient 1:   FEMALE,   60s,   BELLMAWR BOROUGH  
New Patient 2:   FEMALE,   20s,   BELLMAWR BOROUGH  
New Patient 3:   MALE,   10s,   COLLINGSWOOD BOROUGH  
New Patient 4:   FEMALE,   40s,   GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP  
New Patient 5:   FEMALE,   40s,   GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP  
New Patient 6:   FEMALE,   20s,   HADDON HEIGHTS BOROUGH  
New Patient 7:   MALE,   10s,   LINDENWOLD BOROUGH  
New Patient 8:   FEMALE,   50s,   LINDENWOLD BOROUGH  
New Patient 9:   FEMALE,   JUVENILE,   WINSLOW TOWNSHIP  

 

In addition, the county Department of Health is also announcing 2,362 confirmed resident cases and 1,390 staff cases have occurred out of the aggregate case load of 49,401 in our 56 long-term care facilities. At this time, 462 resident deaths have been reported from these facilities, as well as seven staff deaths, out of our 1,209 total fatalities countywide.

 

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.