31 additional cases announced by Health Department

This brings the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases to 10,542 in Camden County today and 552 total fatalities

The Camden County Department of Health is announcing 31 additional confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Camden County. This brings the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases to 10,542 in Camden County today and 552 total fatalities.

“Even on days when no new deaths are reported, I ask that you join me in keeping the more than 500 Camden County residents who have lost their lives due to COVID-19 in your thoughts and prayers,” said Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “As we enter an uncertain phase of this pandemic, I am inspired by the hard work and sacrifice of our community. Thanks to our residents who continue to wear masks and social distance, we have maintained low rates of transmission throughout the summer. If we continue this effort into the fall, I have no doubt that we can emerge from this crisis.”

The Department of Health is announcing 31 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 1,435 confirmed resident cases and 600 staff cases have occurred out of the aggregate case load of 10,542 in our 56 long-term care facilities. At this time, 326 resident deaths have been reported from these facilities, as well as three staff deaths, out of our 552 total fatalities countywide.

New Patient 1: MALE, 30s, AUDUBON 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, JUVENILE, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 6: MALE, 10s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 7: MALE, 30s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 8: FEMALE, 40s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 9: MALE, 60s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 10: FEMALE, 20s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 11: FEMALE, 10s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 12: FEMALE, 10s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 13: MALE, 30s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 14: FEMALE, 30s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 15: FEMALE, 20s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 16: FEMALE, 10s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 17: FEMALE, 10s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 18: MALE, 20s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 19: MALE, 10s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Patient 20: MALE, 60s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Patient 21: FEMALE, 30s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Patient 22: MALE, 20s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Patient 23: MALE, 40s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Patient 24: FEMALE, 10s, HADDON HEIGHTS BOROUGH
New Patient 25: MALE, 30s, HI-NELLA BOROUGH
New Patient 26: MALE, 10s, VOORHEES TOWNSHIP
New Patient 27: FEMALE, 50s, VOORHEES TOWNSHIP
New Patient 28: MALE, 70s, VOORHEES TOWNSHIP
New Patient 29: FEMALE, 10s, VOORHEES TOWNSHIP
New Patient 30: MALE, 50s, WINSLOW TOWNSHIP
New Patient 31: MALE, 20s, 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.