The Camden County Department of Health (DOH) is announcing 13 new deaths caused by novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Camden County, as well as 269 additional cases of the disease. This brings the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases to 22,436 in Camden County and 649 total fatalities.
The following information is currently available regarding these most recent deaths in Camden County:
|New Case 1:||FEMALE,||80s,||HADDONFIELD BOROUGH|
|New Case 2:||FEMALE,||70s,||HADDON TOWNSHIP|
|New Case 3:||MALE,||70s,||GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP|
|New Case 4:||MALE,||50s,||CAMDEN CITY|
|New Case 5:||MALE,||80s,||VOORHEES TOWNSHIP|
|New Case 6:||MALE,||90s,||WINSLOW TOWNSHIP|
|New Case 7:||MALE,||60s,||LINDENWOLD BOROUGH|
|New Case 8:||MALE,||80s,||BELLMAWR BOROUGH|
|New Case 9:||MALE,||90s,||MOUNT EPHRAIM BOROUGH|
|New Case 10:||MALE,||70s,||WINSLOW TOWNSHIP|
|New Case 11:||FEMALE,||80s,||CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP|
|New Case 12:||MALE,||80s,||RUNNEMEDE BOROUGH|
|New Case 13:||MALE,||70s,||GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP|
“Our thoughts and are with the families of 68 Camden County residents who been lost to this disease over the last 30 days,” said Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “Even with a vaccine on the horizon we have to fight this disease until the bitter end. Do not let your guard down, do not get complacent. We can save lives with actions as simple as wearing masks and social distancing.”
The Department of Health is announcing 269 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 1,741 confirmed resident cases and 863 staff cases have occurred out of the aggregate case load of 22,436 in our 56 long-term care facilities. At this time, 362 resident deaths have been reported from these facilities, as well as three staff deaths, out of our 649 total fatalities countywide.
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. Residents should also download the COVID Alert NJ mobile application on their Apple or Android device where they can view the latest information regarding COVID-19 in the state and be notified of potential exposures to the virus.
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.