The following is a release from the Camden County Department of Health (DOH):
The Camden County Department of Health (DOH) is announcing four new deaths caused by novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Camden County, as well as 21 additional cases of the disease. This brings the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases to 9,641 in Camden County and 558 total fatalities.
The following information is currently available regarding these most recent deaths in Camden County:
|New Case 1:||MALE,||70s,||LINDENWOLD|
|New Case 2:||MALE,||80s,||VOORHEES|
|New Case 3:||MALE,||80s,||PENNSAUKEN|
|New Case 4:||FEMALE,||70s,||CAMDEN|
“We are saddened to learn of four additional deaths caused by this insidious disease. Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families,” said Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “Camden County is continuing to lead by example in the fight against coronavirus. Our seven-day average has been below 30 new cases per day for nearly a week. If we continue to wear masks, practice social distancing, and work with contact tracers, we will knock this virus back even further.”
The Department of Health is announcing 21 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 1,357 confirmed resident cases and 553 staff cases have occurred out of the aggregate case load of 9,641 in our 56 long-term care facilities. At this time, 314 resident deaths have been reported from these facilities, as well as three staff deaths, out of our 558 total fatalities countywide.
The following information is currently available regarding new patients:
|New Patient 1:||FEMALE,||50s,||AUDUBON BOROUGH|
|New Patient 2:||FEMALE,||70s,||CAMDEN CITY|
|New Patient 3:||FEMALE,||10s,||CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 4:||FEMALE,||10s,||CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 5:||FEMALE,||10s,||CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 6:||FEMALE,||40s,||CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 7:||MALE,||10s,||CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 8:||MALE,||10s,||CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 9:||MALE,||50s,||CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 10:||FEMALE,||50s,||GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 11:||MALE,||40s,||GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 12:||MALE,||70s,||GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 13:||MALE,||20s,||LINDENWOLD BOROUGH|
|New Patient 14:||FEMALE,||30s,||LINDENWOLD BOROUGH|
|New Patient 15:||MALE,||JUVENILE,||PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 16:||MALE,||30s,||PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 17:||FEMALE,||20s,||PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 18:||MALE,||70s,||PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 19:||MALE,||70s,||VOORHEES TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 20:||MALE,||40s,||VOORHEES TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 21:||FEMALE,||30s,||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.