(Gloucester Township, NJ) – The Camden County Department of Health (DOH) is announcing two new deaths caused by novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Camden County, as well as 32 additional cases of the disease. This brings the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases to 8,523 in Camden County and 530 total fatalities.
The following information is currently available regarding these most recent deaths in Camden County:
|New Case 1:||MALE||60s,||UNKNOWN|
|New Case 2:||FEMALE,||90s,||PENNSAUKEN|
“Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families, and we are wishing a speedy recovery to everyone who has contracted this disease,” said Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “More than four months into this pandemic, we are still losing innocent lives to this virus. As we continue to reopen our economy and consider next steps in this process, we cannot lose sight of just how deadly coronavirus is, especially to members of vulnerable populations. We are asking everyone to do their part to protect our seniors and individuals with underlying conditions. Wear a mask, social distance, and stay home if you are sick. If each of us takes these simple actions, we will continue to save lives and reduce the risk posed to these populations.”
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 1,335 confirmed resident cases and 503 staff cases have occurred out of the aggregate case load of 8,523 in our 56 long-term care facilities. At this time, 308 resident deaths have been reported from these facilities, as well as three staff deaths, out of our 530 total fatalities countywide.
The following information is currently available regarding new patients:
|New Patient 1:||MALE,||20s,||BERLIN TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 2:||MALE,||20s,||CAMDEN CITY|
|New Patient 3:||FEMALE,||20s,||CAMDEN CITY|
|New Patient 4:||FEMALE,||20s,||CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 5:||FEMALE,||40s,||CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 6:||MALE,||10s,||CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 7:||MALE,||10s,||CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 8:||FEMALE,||10s,||CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 9:||MALE,||20s,||CLEMENTON BOROUGH|
|New Patient 10:||FEMALE,||30s,||GLOUCESTER CITY|
|New Patient 11:||MALE,||40s,||GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 12:||MALE,||40s,||GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 13:||FEMALE,||30s,||GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 14:||MALE,||20s,||GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 15:||FEMALE,||20s,||GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 16:||MALE,||30s,||GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 17:||FEMALE,||20s,||LAUREL SPRINGS BOROUGH|
|New Patient 18:||FEMALE,||JUVENILE,||LINDENWOLD BOROUGH|
|New Patient 19:||FEMALE,||30s,||LINDENWOLD BOROUGH|
|New Patient 20:||FEMALE,||20s,||LINDENWOLD BOROUGH|
|New Patient 21:||MALE,||30s,||PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 22:||FEMALE,||20s,||PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 23:||FEMALE,||40s,||PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 24:||FEMALE,||30s,||PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 25:||FEMALE,||JUVENILE,||PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 26:||MALE,||30s,||PINE HILL BOROUGH|
|New Patient 27:||MALE,||10s,||SOMERDALE BOROUGH|
|New Patient 28:||FEMALE,||40s,||VOORHEES TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 29:||MALE,||20s,||VOORHEES TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 30:||MALE,||60s,||WATERFORD TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 31:||FEMALE,||20s,||WINSLOW TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 32:||FEMALE,||30s,||WOODLYNNE BOROUGH|
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.