CamCo reporting sharp uptick in COVID-19 cases

After several days of decreasing numbers, county logs 47 new coronavirus infections.

The Camden County Department of Health on Thursday reported 47 additional confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Camden County. This brings the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases to 10,721 in Camden County today and 555 total fatalities.

“Today we learned of 47 additional members of our community who have tested positive for COVID-19. To everyone who recently tested positive or who is still recuperating from coronavirus we want to wish you a full and fast recovery,” said Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli, Jr.

“Our team is continuing to closely monitor the transmission of coronavirus in our community. In order to reduce the spread and protect your family, please continue to work with our contact tracing team, wear a mask, and social distance.”

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

In addition, the county Department of Health is also announcing 1,440 confirmed resident cases and 604 staff cases have occurred out of the aggregate case load of 10,721 in our 56 long-term care facilities. At this time, 327 resident deaths have been reported from these facilities, as well as three staff deaths, out of our 555 total fatalities countywide.

New Patient 1: MALE, 10s, AUDUBON BOROUGH
New Patient 2: MALE, 60s, BARRINGTON BOROUGH
New Patient 3: FEMALE, 20s, BELLMAWR BOROUGH
New Patient 4: MALE, 60s, BERLIN BOROUGH
New Patient 5: FEMALE, 80s, BERLIN BOROUGH
New Patient 6: FEMALE, 80s, BERLIN BOROUGH
New Patient 7: MALE, 30s, BERLIN TOWNSHIP
New Patient 8: FEMALE, 50s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 9: MALE, 50s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 10: MALE, 30s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 11: FEMALE, 40s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 12: MALE, 50s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 13: MALE, 40s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 14: MALE, 50s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 15: MALE, 20s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 16: FEMALE, 20s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 17: MALE, 50s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 18: FEMALE, 40s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 19: MALE, 20s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 20: MALE, 20s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 21: MALE, 40s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 22: FEMALE, 40s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 23: FEMALE, 20s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 24: MALE, 20s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 25: MALE, 70s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 26: MALE, 50s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 27: MALE, 20s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 28: MALE, 50s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 29: MALE, 40s, CLEMENTON BOROUGH
New Patient 30: FEMALE, 50s, COLLINGSWOOD BOROUGH
New Patient 31: MALE, 30s, COLLINGSWOOD BOROUGH
New Patient 32: FEMALE, 60s, COLLINGSWOOD BOROUGH
New Patient 33: FEMALE, 40s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Patient 34: FEMALE, 50s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Patient 35: MALE, 50s, HADDON HEIGHTS BOROUGH
New Patient 36: MALE, 20s, HADDONFIELD BOROUGH
New Patient 37: FEMALE, 20s, LINDENWOLD BOROUGH
New Patient 38: FEMALE, 40s, PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP
New Patient 39: MALE, 30s, PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP
New Patient 40: MALE, 30s, PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP
New Patient 41: MALE, 30s, PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP
New Patient 42: FEMALE, 20s, PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP
New Patient 43: MALE, 10s, PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP
New Patient 44: FEMALE, 30s, PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP
New Patient 45: FEMALE, 90s, VOORHEES TOWNSHIP
New Patient 46: MALE, 60s, VOORHEES TOWNSHIP
New Patient 47: MALE, 20s, VOORHEES 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 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.