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New COVID-19 Cases Announced in Camden County
June 4, 2020

(Gloucester Township, NJ) – The Camden County Department of Health is announcing 32 additional confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). This brings the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases to 6,944 in Camden County today and 343 total fatalities. 

“Although we know the threat of this virus remains extremely real and incredibly deadly, I am happy to announce no new deaths caused by COVID-19 today in Camden County,” said Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “For seven consecutive days we have now seen fewer than 100 new cases of coronavirus in our county. This incredible progress is entirely the product of our residents and their commitment to social distancing and other public health measures. Around the world, however, this virus is continuing spread and new cases are increasing, underscoring the reality that we have not defeated this invisible enemy. We must continue to take precautions and carefully follow the advice of public health experts so that we can avoid another deadly spike.”

The Department of Health is announcing 32 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 1,187 confirmed resident cases and 443 staff cases have occurred out of the aggregate case load of 6,944 in our 56 long-term care facilities. At this time, 255 resident deaths have been reported from these facilities, as well as three staff deaths, out of our 343 total fatalities countywide.

 

The following information is currently available regarding new patients:

 

New Patient 1:   FEMALE,   40s,   AUDUBON BOROUGH  
New Patient 2:   MALE,   50s,   CAMDEN CITY  
New Patient 3:   MALE,   JUVENILE,   CAMDEN CITY  
New Patient 4:   FEMALE,   20s,   CAMDEN CITY  
New Patient 5:   FEMALE,   70s,   CAMDEN CITY  
New Patient 6:   MALE,   30s,   CAMDEN CITY  
New Patient 7:   FEMALE,   80s,   CAMDEN CITY  
New Patient 8:   FEMALE,   40s,   CAMDEN CITY  
New Patient 9:   MALE,   50s,   CAMDEN CITY  
New Patient 10:   MALE,   50s,   CAMDEN CITY  
New Patient 11:   FEMALE,   20s,   CAMDEN CITY  
New Patient 12:   MALE,   30s,   CAMDEN CITY  
New Patient 13:   MALE,   30s,   CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP  
New Patient 14:   MALE,   60s,   CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP  
New Patient 15:   FEMALE,   80s,   CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP  
New Patient 16:   FEMALE,   30s,   CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP  
New Patient 17:   FEMALE,   30s,   GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP  
New Patient 18:   FEMALE,   40s,   GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP  
New Patient 19:   MALE,   30s,   GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP  
New Patient 20:   FEMALE,   70s,   GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP  
New Patient 21:   FEMALE,   40s,   LAWNSIDE BOROUGH  
New Patient 22:   FEMALE,   50s,   LINDENWOLD BOROUGH  
New Patient 23:   FEMALE,   40s,   LINDENWOLD BOROUGH  
New Patient 24:   MALE,   30s,   OAKLYN BOROUGH  
New Patient 25:   FEMALE,   80s,   PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP  
New Patient 26:   MALE,   30s,   PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP  
New Patient 27:   FEMALE,   80s,   VOORHEES TOWNSHIP  
New Patient 28:   FEMALE,   80s,   VOORHEES TOWNSHIP  
New Patient 29:   FEMALE,   80s,   VOORHEES TOWNSHIP  
New Patient 30:   FEMALE,   80s,   VOORHEES TOWNSHIP  
New Patient 31:   FEMALE,   50s,   WATERFORD TOWNSHIP  
New Patient 32:   FEMALE,   20s,   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.