County COVID-19 case count continues to climb past 9,000

The Department of Health is announcing 49 additional positive cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) identified in Camden County.

The Camden County Department of Health (DOH) is announcing one new death caused by novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Camden County, as well as 49 additional cases of the disease. This brings the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases to 9,290 in Camden County and 551 total fatalities.

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

New Case 1: MALE, 60s, Voorhees

“We are extremely saddened to announce the death of another member of our community caused by COVID-19. Our heartfelt thoughts and prayers are with the victim and their family,” said Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “The Director of the Centers for Disease Control issued a dire warning to Americans today. If we do not follow the public health guidelines to slow the spread of coronavirus, we will face a fall worse than anything we have seen before from a public health perspective. We have to take this seriously, and we need everyone to buy in. Wear a mask, keep social distancing, and work with contact tracers when they call. We can avoid the worst of this, but only if we work together.”

The Department of Health is announcing 49 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 1,340 confirmed resident cases and 530 staff cases have occurred out of the aggregate case load of 9,290 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 551 total fatalities countywide.

The following information is currently available regarding new patients:

New Patient 1: FEMALE, 50s, AUDUBON BOROUGH
New Patient 2: FEMALE, 30s, BERLIN BOROUGH
New Patient 3: FEMALE, 20s, BERLIN BOROUGH
New Patient 4: FEMALE, 20s, BROOKLAWN BOROUGH
New Patient 5: MALE, 20s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 6: MALE, 50s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 7: FEMALE, 30s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 8: FEMALE, 20s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 9: MALE, 30s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 10: FEMALE, 40s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 11: MALE, 10s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 12: FEMALE, 50s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 13: MALE, 60s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 14: FEMALE, 10s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 15: FEMALE, 10s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 16: MALE, 50s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 17: FEMALE, 30s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 18: MALE, 50s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 19: FEMALE, 20s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 20: MALE, 30s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 21: MALE, 70s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 22: FEMALE, 30s, COLLINGSWOOD BOROUGH
New Patient 23: FEMALE, 20s, COLLINGSWOOD BOROUGH
New Patient 24: FEMALE, 60s, COLLINGSWOOD BOROUGH
New Patient 25: MALE, 60s, COLLINGSWOOD BOROUGH
New Patient 26: FEMALE, 50s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Patient 27: MALE, 30s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Patient 28: FEMALE, 60s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Patient 29: MALE, 30s, OAKLYN BOROUGH
New Patient 30: FEMALE, 50s, PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP
New Patient 31: MALE, 40s, PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP
New Patient 32: MALE, 70s, PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP
New Patient 33: MALE, 20s, PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP
New Patient 34: FEMALE, 10s, PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP
New Patient 35: MALE, 10s, PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP
New Patient 36: MALE, 40s, PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP
New Patient 37: FEMALE, JUVENILE, PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP
New Patient 38: FEMALE, 40s, PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP
New Patient 39: FEMALE, 90s, PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP
New Patient 40: MALE, 70s, PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP
New Patient 41: MALE, 20s, PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP
New Patient 42: FEMALE, 70s, PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP
New Patient 43: FEMALE, 20s, PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP
New Patient 44: MALE, JUVENILE, PINE HILL BOROUGH
New Patient 45: MALE, 20s, VOORHEES TOWNSHIP
New Patient 46: FEMALE, 50s, WINSLOW TOWNSHIP
New Patient 47: FEMALE, 50s, WINSLOW TOWNSHIP
New Patient 48: MALE, JUVENILE, WINSLOW TOWNSHIP
New Patient 49: MALE, 60s, 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 camdencounty.com. Residents should frequently check the county webpage and social media for up-to-date information.