CamCo logs five deaths, 37 new cases

Two fatalities in Winslow Township; Camden City, Cherry Hill logging most of new recorded infections.

The Camden County Department of Health (DOH) revealed on Thursday five new deaths caused by novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Camden County, as well as 37 additional cases of the disease. This brings the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases to 10,307 in Camden County and 574 total fatalities.

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

New Case 1: MALE, 60s, HI NELLA
New Case 2: FEMALE, 60s, GLOUCESTER TWP
New Case 3: MALE, 70s, AUDUBON
New Case 4: FEMALE, 70s, WINSLOW
New Case 5: FEMALE, 80s, WINSLOW

“I am extremely saddened to learn that five members of the Camden County family have lost their life due to COVID-19 in recent days. Our thoughts and prayers are with them and their families,” said Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli, Jr.

“We are continuing to see a slight increase in our daily cases relative to where we were a week ago. I know that this pandemic has been difficult, but we have to keep fighting to protect one another and to save lives. Please continue to wear a mask when leaving your home, maintain social distance when possible, and work with our contract tracing team when they call.”

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

In addition, the county Department of Health is also announcing 1,398 confirmed resident cases and 578 staff cases have occurred out of the aggregate case load of 10,307 in our 56 long-term care facilities. At this time, 316 resident deaths have been reported from these facilities, as well as three staff deaths, out of our 574 total fatalities countywide.

The following information is currently available regarding new patients:

New Patient 1: FEMALE, 10s, BARRINGTON BOROUGH
New Patient 2: FEMALE, JUVENILE, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 3: MALE, 20s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 4: FEMALE, 30s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 5: FEMALE, 10s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 6: FEMALE, 60s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 7: MALE, 30s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 8: MALE, 20s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 9: MALE, 10s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 10: FEMALE, 40s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 11: MALE, 10s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 12: FEMALE, 20s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 13: FEMALE, 70s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 14: FEMALE, 10s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 15: MALE, 10s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 16: MALE, 30s, CLEMENTON BOROUGH
New Patient 17: FEMALE, 80s, COLLINGSWOOD BOROUGH
New Patient 18: FEMALE, 30s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Patient 19: MALE, 20s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Patient 20: FEMALE, 10s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Patient 21: MALE, 50s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Patient 22: FEMALE, 50s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Patient 23: MALE, 20s, HADDON TOWNSHIP
New Patient 24: MALE, 20s, HADDON TOWNSHIP
New Patient 25: FEMALE, 70s, HADDONFIELD BOROUGH
New Patient 26: MALE, 50s, OAKLYN BOROUGH
New Patient 27: MALE, 10s, PINE HILL BOROUGH
New Patient 28: MALE, 10s, RUNNEMEDE BOROUGH
New Patient 29: MALE, 50s, RUNNEMEDE BOROUGH
New Patient 30: MALE, 40s, VOORHEES TOWNSHIP
New Patient 31: FEMALE, 80s, VOORHEES TOWNSHIP
New Patient 32: FEMALE, 70s, VOORHEES TOWNSHIP
New Patient 33: FEMALE, 90s, VOORHEES TOWNSHIP
New Patient 34: FEMALE, 80s, VOORHEES TOWNSHIP
New Patient 35: MALE, 20s, WINSLOW TOWNSHIP
New Patient 36: FEMALE, 40s, WINSLOW TOWNSHIP
New Patient 37: FEMALE, 40s, 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.

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 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. 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.