Two New COVID-19 Caused Deaths Announced in Camden County

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(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 23 additional cases of the disease. This brings the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases to 9,810 in Camden County and 564 total fatalities.


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


New Case 1:   FEMALE,   90s,   WINSLOW TWP  
New Case 2:   MALE,   70s,   CHERRY HILL  


“It pains me to think of the families who continue to be irreparably broken by this virus. Our thoughts and prayers are with these most recent victims and their loved ones,” said Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “Camden County has averaged just over 27 new cases per day over the past week, a stark departure from where we were just a few months ago when each day saw more than 100 new cases. We can sustain this progress if we take our role in this fight seriously. We can’t afford to have anyone neglecting their individual responsibility to help fight the spread. If we work together, we will get through this stronger than we were before.”


The Department of Health is announcing 23 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 1,443 confirmed resident cases and 581 staff cases have occurred out of the aggregate case load of 9,810 in our 56 long-term care facilities. At this time, 333 resident deaths have been reported from these facilities, as well as three staff deaths, out of our 564 total fatalities countywide.


The following information is currently available regarding new patients:


New Patient 1:   MALE,   30,   BELLMAWR BOROUGH  
New Patient 2:   UNKNOWN,   40,   BERLIN BOROUGH  
New Patient 3:   FEMALE,   30,   CAMDEN CITY  
New Patient 4:   FEMALE,   30,   CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP  
New Patient 5:   MALE,   50,   CLEMENTON BOROUGH  
New Patient 6:   MALE,   10,   GLOUCESTER CITY  
New Patient 7:   MALE,   30,   GLOUCESTER CITY  
New Patient 8:   FEMALE,   60,   GLOUCESTER CITY  
New Patient 9:   MALE,   30,   GLOUCESTER CITY  
New Patient 10:   FEMALE,   60,   GLOUCESTER CITY  
New Patient 11:   FEMALE,   30,   GLOUCESTER CITY  
New Patient 12:   MALE,   30,   GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP  
New Patient 13:   MALE,   30,   HADDON TOWNSHIP  
New Patient 15:   FEMALE,   50,   LINDENWOLD BOROUGH  
New Patient 16:   FEMALE,   20,   LINDENWOLD BOROUGH  
New Patient 17:   MALE,   20,   MOUNT EPHRAIM BOROUGH  
New Patient 18:   MALE,   20,   PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP  
New Patient 19:   FEMALE,   20,   PINE HILL BOROUGH  
New Patient 20:   MALE,   60,   PINE HILL BOROUGH  
New Patient 21:   FEMALE,   30,   VOORHEES TOWNSHIP  
New Patient 22:   FEMALE,   10,   VOORHEES TOWNSHIP  
New Patient 23:   MALE,   20,   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 Residents should frequently check the county webpage and social media for up-to-date information.