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One New COVID-19 Caused Death Announced in Camden County
October 23, 2020

(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 44 additional cases of the disease. This brings the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases to 11,887 in Camden County and 567 total fatalities.

 

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

 

New Case 1:   MALE,   80s,   VOORHEES  

 

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the victim and his family, and we are wishing all those battling this virus a fast and full recovery,” said Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “With so much uncertainty ahead, remember that you can help to control how the spread of this virus speeds or slows. Wear a mask, social distance, avoid indoor gatherings, and work with our contact tracing team when they call. Taking these simple steps will help us to avoid a crisis at the scale of what we faced in the spring and get us through the coming months with a much smaller impact.”

                                                                    

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.

 

In addition, the county Department of Health is also announcing 1,541 confirmed resident cases and 645 staff cases have occurred out of the aggregate case load of 11,887 in our 56 long-term care facilities. At this time, 341 resident deaths have been reported from these facilities, as well as three staff deaths, out of our 567 total fatalities countywide.

 

The following information is currently available regarding new patients:

 

New Patient 1:   MALE,   50s,   BARRINGTON BOROUGH  
New Patient 2:   MALE,   30s,   BERLIN BOROUGH  
New Patient 3:   FEMALE,   30s,   CAMDEN CITY  
New Patient 4:   MALE,   20s,   CAMDEN CITY  
New Patient 5:   MALE,   50s,   CAMDEN CITY  
New Patient 6:   MALE,   60s,   CAMDEN CITY  
New Patient 7:   MALE,   20s,   CAMDEN CITY  
New Patient 8:   MALE,   20s,   CAMDEN CITY  
New Patient 9:   MALE,   10s,   CAMDEN CITY  
New Patient 10:   MALE,   30s,   CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP  
New Patient 11:   MALE,   30s,   CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP  
New Patient 12:   MALE,   30s,   CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP  
New Patient 13:   MALE,   50s,   CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP  
New Patient 14:   FEMALE,   20s,   CLEMENTON BOROUGH  
New Patient 15:   MALE,   40s,   GLOUCESTER CITY  
New Patient 16:   MALE,   60s,   GLOUCESTER CITY  
New Patient 17:   MALE,   20s,   GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP  
New Patient 18:   FEMALE,   20s,   GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP  
New Patient 19:   FEMALE,   20s,   GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP  
New Patient 20:   MALE,   50s,   GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP  
New Patient 21:   MALE,   80s,   GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP  
New Patient 22:   FEMALE,   60s,   GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP  
New Patient 23:   FEMALE,   70s,   HADDONFIELD BOROUGH  
New Patient 24:   MALE,   20s,   LINDENWOLD BOROUGH  
New Patient 25:   MALE,   30s,   MAGNOLIA BOROUGH  
New Patient 26:   FEMALE,   10s,   PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP  
New Patient 27:   MALE,   20s,   PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP  
New Patient 28:   FEMALE,   60s,   PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP  
New Patient 29:   FEMALE,   70s,   PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP  
New Patient 30:   FEMALE,   80s,   PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP  
New Patient 31:   FEMALE,   40s,   PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP  
New Patient 32:   FEMALE,   10s,   PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP  
New Patient 33:   FEMALE,   JUVENILE,   PINE HILL BOROUGH  
New Patient 34:   FEMALE,   10s,   PINE HILL BOROUGH  
New Patient 35:   FEMALE,   20s,   SOMERDALE BOROUGH  
New Patient 36:   MALE,   20s,   STRATFORD BOROUGH  
New Patient 37:   MALE,   50s,   VOORHEES TOWNSHIP  
New Patient 38:   FEMALE,   40s,   VOORHEES TOWNSHIP  
New Patient 39:   MALE,   10s,   VOORHEES TOWNSHIP  
New Patient 40:   MALE,   JUVENILE,   VOORHEES TOWNSHIP  
New Patient 41:   MALE,   10s,   WATERFORD TOWNSHIP  
New Patient 42:   FEMALE,   20s,   WATERFORD TOWNSHIP  
New Patient 43:   FEMALE,   10s,   WINSLOW TOWNSHIP  
New Patient 44:   MALE,   50s,   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.