CamCo reveals 40 new coronavirus cases

Camden City, Lindenwold and Pennsauken the county hot spots.

The Camden County Department of Health on Friday announced 40 additional confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). This brings the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases to 7,280 in Camden County today and 352 total fatalities.

“We are continuing to wish a fast and full recovery to everyone who has contracted this horrible disease, and we are keeping all those affected in our thoughts and prayers,” said Freeholder Louis Cappelli, Jr.

“Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new guidance reiterating recommendations for the use of face masks when with large groups, washing hands frequently, and keeping six feet apart. Our tools to combat the spread of coronavirus have not changed, but they are more important than ever if we are going to keep case growth down and save lives. As we return to something that resembles a normal course of business, please continue to take these recommendations seriously and follow the advice of public health experts.”

Trace investigations are being facilitated with the patients and remain ongoing.

In addition, the county Department of Health is also announcing 1,238 confirmed resident cases and 456 staff cases have occurred out of the aggregate case load of 7,280 in our 56 long-term care facilities. At this time, 277 resident deaths have been reported from these facilities, as well as three staff deaths, out of our 352 total fatalities countywide.

The following information is currently available regarding new patients:

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