Eight deaths, over 100 new cases logged by CamCo over weekend

Sharp spike in deaths, new infections arrive as August begins.

The Camden County Department of Health revealed eight new deaths caused by novel coronavirus (COVID-19), as well as 103 additional cases confirmed between Saturday, Aug. 1, and Monday, Aug. 3. This brings the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases to 8,964 in Camden County today and 546 total fatalities.

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

New Case 1: MALE, 50s, WATERFORD
New Case 2: MALE, 60s, CAMDEN
New Case 3: MALE, 70s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Case 4: MALE, 70s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Case 5: FEMALE, 80s, LAWNSIDE
New Case 6: FEMALE, 90s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Case 7: FEMALE, 60s, PENNSAUKEN
New Case 8: FEMALE, 80s, LINDENWOLD

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the families and friends of these most recent victims. Every life lost to this virus is a tragedy, and we are wishing a fast and full recovery to each of our residents who recently tested positive for COVID-19,” said Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli, Jr.

“Our statewide transmission rate is much higher than it has been for several weeks, signaling that this virus is once again beginning to make its way through New Jersey communities at a dangerous rate. We have to do everything in our power to stop coronavirus from regaining a foothold in our community. Keep wearing a mask, social distancing, and avoid gatherings with large groups of people.”

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

In addition, the county Department of Health is also announcing 1,340 confirmed resident cases and 512 staff cases have occurred out of the aggregate case load of 8,964 in our 56 long-term care facilities. At this time, 311 resident deaths have been reported from these facilities, as well as three staff deaths, out of our 546 total fatalities countywide.

The following information is currently available regarding new patients confirmed on August 1:

New Patient 1: FEMALE, 30s, BERLIN BOROUGH
New Patient 2: FEMALE, 20s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 3: MALE, 40s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 4: FEMALE, 50s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 5: MALE, 20s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 6: FEMALE, 50s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 7: MALE, 40s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 8: FEMALE, 30s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 9: MALE, 10s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 10: MALE, 40s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 11: MALE, 40s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 12: FEMALE, 30s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 13: MALE, 70s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 14: FEMALE, 20s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 15: FEMALE, 30s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 16: MALE, 40s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 17: FEMALE, 20s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 18: FEMALE, 20s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 19: MALE, 30s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 20: FEMALE, 10s, COLLINGSWOOD BOROUGH
New Patient 21: FEMALE, 40s, COLLINGSWOOD BOROUGH
New Patient 22: FEMALE, 50s, GIBBSBORO BOROUGH
New Patient 23: FEMALE, 20s, GIBBSBORO BOROUGH
New Patient 24: FEMALE, 20s, GIBBSBORO BOROUGH
New Patient 25: MALE, 20s, GLOUCESTER CITY
New Patient 26: FEMALE, 10s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Patient 27: MALE, 40s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Patient 28: FEMALE, 20s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Patient 29: FEMALE, 50s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Patient 30: MALE, 70s, HADDON TOWNSHIP
New Patient 31: FEMALE, 10s, HADDON TOWNSHIP
New Patient 32: MALE, 30s, LAWNSIDE BOROUGH
New Patient 33: FEMALE, 20s, LINDENWOLD BOROUGH
New Patient 34: FEMALE, 20s, MERCHANTVILLE BOROUGH
New Patient 35: MALE, 60s, OAKLYN BOROUGH
New Patient 36: FEMALE, 90s, PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP
New Patient 37: MALE, 40s, PINE HILL BOROUGH
New Patient 38: FEMALE, 10s, STRATFORD BOROUGH
New Patient 39: FEMALE, 10s, STRATFORD BOROUGH
New Patient 40: FEMALE, JUVENILE, STRATFORD BOROUGH
New Patient 41: FEMALE, 20s, VOORHEES TOWNSHIP
New Patient 42: MALE, 20s, VOORHEES TOWNSHIP
New Patient 43: FEMALE, 50s, WINSLOW TOWNSHIP
New Patient 44: FEMALE, 30s, WINSLOW TOWNSHIP
New Patient 45: FEMALE, 30s, WINSLOW TOWNSHIP

The following information is currently available regarding new patients confirmed on August 2:

New Patient 1: MALE, 40s, BELLMAWR BOROUGH
New Patient 2: MALE, 50s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 3: FEMALE, 50s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 4: MALE, 40s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 5: MALE, 50s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 6: FEMALE, 70s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 7: FEMALE, 20s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 8: MALE, 60s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 9: FEMALE, 60s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 10: MALE, 60s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 11: FEMALE, 40s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 12: FEMALE, 60s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 13: MALE, 20s, COLLINGSWOOD BOROUGH
New Patient 14: FEMALE, 50s, COLLINGSWOOD BOROUGH
New Patient 15: FEMALE, 50s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Patient 16: FEMALE, 30s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Patient 17: FEMALE, 60s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Patient 18: MALE, JUVENILE, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Patient 19: FEMALE, 50s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Patient 20: MALE, 40s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Patient 21: MALE, 60s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Patient 22: FEMALE, 20s, HADDON TOWNSHIP
New Patient 23: FEMALE, 60s, LINDENWOLD BOROUGH
New Patient 24: FEMALE, 20s, LINDENWOLD BOROUGH
New Patient 25: MALE, 50s, LINDENWOLD BOROUGH
New Patient 26: MALE, 50s, MERCHANTVILLE BOROUGH
New Patient 27: MALE, 30s, MERCHANTVILLE BOROUGH
New Patient 28: FEMALE, 60s, OAKLYN BOROUGH
New Patient 29: MALE, 30s, PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP
New Patient 30: FEMALE, 40s, PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP
New Patient 31: MALE, 30s, PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP
New Patient 32: MALE, 30s, STRATFORD BOROUGH
New Patient 33: FEMALE, 50s, STRATFORD BOROUGH
New Patient 34: MALE, 20s, VOORHEES TOWNSHIP
New Patient 35: FEMALE, 40s, VOORHEES TOWNSHIP
New Patient 36: MALE, 20s, VOORHEES TOWNSHIP

The following information is currently available regarding new patients confirmed on August 3:

New Patient 1: MALE, 40s, BERLIN BOROUGH
New Patient 2: MALE, 50s, BROOKLAWN
New Patient 3: FEMALE, 20s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 4: FEMALE, 20s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 5: FEMALE, 60s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 6: FEMALE, 60s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 7: FEMALE, 20s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 8: FEMALE, 30s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 9: MALE, 60s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 10: FEMALE, 40s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 11: MALE, 30s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 12: MALE, 60s, COLLINGSWOOD BOROUGH
New Patient 13: FEMALE, JUVENILE, COLLINGSWOOD BOROUGH
New Patient 14: FEMALE, 20s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Patient 15: FEMALE, 60s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Patient 16: MALE, 30s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Patient 17: FEMALE, 60s, LINDENWOLD BOROUGH
New Patient 18: FEMALE, 20s, OAKLYN BOROUGH
New Patient 19: FEMALE, 30s, PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP
New Patient 20: FEMALE, 40s, PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP
New Patient 21: FEMALE, 40s, VOORHEES TOWNSHIP
New Patient 22: FEMALE, 50s, 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.