County totaling in at more than 500 COVID-19 fatalities

The Department of Health is announcing 46 additional positive cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) identified in Camden County.

The Camden County Department of Health is announcing 46 additional confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Camden County. This brings the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases to 8,281 in Camden County today and 501 total fatalities.

“The continuing outbreak of COVID-19 throughout the country is extremely concerning, even as New Jersey and Camden County maintain low rates of transmission and case growth,” said Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “Although our region has experienced a reprieve from the worst of this pandemic in recent weeks, we cannot lose sight of how dangerous this virus is or how quickly it can spread if we let our guards down. We must continue to wear masks and social distance. Please follow the governor’s travel advisory and quarantine if possible when returning from designated 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.

In addition, the county Department of Health is also announcing 1,324 confirmed resident cases and 498 staff cases have occurred out of the aggregate case load of 8,235 in our 56 long-term care facilities. At this time, 305 resident deaths have been reported from these facilities, as well as three staff deaths, out of our 501 total fatalities countywide.

The following information is currently available regarding new patients:

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