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.