Camden County sees 46 new cases in daily count

This brings the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases to 6,053 in Camden County.

The Camden County Department of Health is announcing 46 additional confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). This brings the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases to 6,053 in Camden County today and 294 total fatalities.

“Today, we are sending our thoughts and prayers to everyone who has been diagnosed with this insidious virus whilst we wish them a full and fast recovery,” said Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “This weekend, we pay tribute to those American heroes who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country. While we are unable to gather in person because of social distancing measures in place to stop the spread of this virus, we will still be honoring our fallen veterans and gold star families with a special online service. Please join us at CamdenCounty.com/MemorialDay at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 23, to honor and remember those who died in service of the United States.”

The Department of Health is announcing 46 additional positive cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) identified in Camden County. Trace investigations are being facilitated with the patients and remain ongoing.

Beginning tomorrow, new cases and deaths in Camden County will no longer be announced on weekends or holidays. All weekend cases and deaths will be announced on the next business day and will be properly attributed to the day they were received.

In addition, the county Department of Health is also announcing 1,012 confirmed resident cases and 296 staff cases have occurred out of the aggregate case load of 6,053 in our 56 long-term care facilities. At this time, 215 resident deaths have been reported from these facilities, as well as two staff deaths, out of our 294 total fatalities countywide.

The following information is currently available regarding new patients:

New Patient 1: MALE, 30s, AUDUBON BOROUGH
New Patient 2: FEMALE, 60s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 3: MALE, UNKNOWN, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 4: FEMALE, 50s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 5: FEMALE, 20s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 6: FEMALE, 30s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 7: FEMALE, 50s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 8: MALE, 40s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 9: MALE, 40s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 10: FEMALE, 30s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 11: MALE, 60s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 12: FEMALE, 20s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 13: FEMALE, 70s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 14: MALE, 80s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 15: MALE, 80s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 16: FEMALE, 80s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 17: MALE, 20s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 18: FEMALE, 20s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 19: FEMALE, 60s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 20: MALE, 70s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 21: FEMALE, 40s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 22: FEMALE, 60s, GLOUCESTER CITY
New Patient 23: FEMALE, 20s, GLOUCESTER CITY
New Patient 24: MALE, 10s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Patient 25: MALE, 10s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Patient 26: MALE, 70s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Patient 27: FEMALE, 80s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Patient 28: MALE, JUVENILE, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Patient 29: FEMALE, 20s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Patient 30: MALE, 30s, LAWNSIDE BOROUGH
New Patient 31: MALE, 30s, LINDENWOLD BOROUGH
New Patient 32: FEMALE, 30s, LINDENWOLD BOROUGH
New Patient 33: MALE, 30s, LINDENWOLD BOROUGH
New Patient 34: MALE, 70s, LINDENWOLD BOROUGH
New Patient 35: FEMALE, 30s, LINDENWOLD BOROUGH
New Patient 36: FEMALE, 30s, PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP
New Patient 37: FEMALE, 30s, PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP
New Patient 38: FEMALE, 30s, PINE HILL BOROUGH
New Patient 39: FEMALE, 30s, PINE HILL BOROUGH
New Patient 40: FEMALE, 80s, VOORHEES TOWNSHIP
New Patient 41: FEMALE, 80s, VOORHEES TOWNSHIP
New Patient 42: FEMALE, 80s, VOORHEES TOWNSHIP
New Patient 43: FEMALE, 80s, VOORHEES TOWNSHIP
New Patient 44: FEMALE, 40s, WATERFORD TOWNSHIP
New Patient 45: FEMALE, 20s, WINSLOW TOWNSHIP
New Patient 46: FEMALE, 40s, 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.