COVID-19 related deaths in county continue to rise

Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. said deaths in Camden County are rising at pace only seen during the spring.

The Camden County Department of Health (DOH) is announcing 32 new deaths caused by novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Camden County, as well as 219 additional cases of the disease. This brings the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases to 28,207 in Camden County today and 735 total fatalities.

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

 

New Case 1:

 

MALE,

 

90s,

 

CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP

New Case 2: MALE, 70s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Case 3: MALE, 70s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Case 4: FEMALE, 70s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Case 5: MALE, 70s, BERLIN TOWNSHIP
New Case 6: MALE, 80s, CAMDEN CITY
New Case 7: MALE, 70s, CAMDEN CITY
New Case 8: MALE, 70s, CAMDEN CITY
New Case 9: FEMALE, 70s, CAMDEN CITY
New Case 10: MALE, 70s, CAMDEN CITY
New Case 11: FEMALE, 90s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Case 12: FEMALE, 90s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Case 13: MALE, 70s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Case 14: MALE, 80s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Case 15: MALE, 80s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Case 16: FEMALE, 70s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Case 17: MALE, 60s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Case 18: MALE, 60s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Case 19: MALE, 50s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Case 20: MALE, 90s, VOORHEES TOWNSHIP
New Case 21: FEMALE, 90s, PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP
New Case 22: MALE, 80s, PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP
New Case 23: MALE, 70s, PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP
New Case 24: MALE, 60s, PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP
New Case 25: MALE, 50s, RUNNEMEDE BOROUGH
New Case 26: FEMALE, 80s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Case 27: FEMALE, 80s, VOORHEES TOWNSHIP
New Case 28: MALE, 70s, VOORHEES TOWNSHIP
New Case 29: FEMALE, 60s, VOORHEES TOWNSHIP
New Case 30: FEMALE, 60s, WINSLOW TOWNSHIP
New Case 31: MALE, 60s, WINSLOW TOWNSHIP
New Case 32: MALE, 50s, WINSLOW TOWNSHIP

“I am deeply saddened to announce 32 additional deaths caused by COVID-19 in Camden County. Our thoughts and prayers continue to be with the victims, their families, and everyone whose family has been impacted by this disease,” said Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “While our daily case totals have leveled off for the time being, deaths in our county continue to rise at a pace only seen during the first wave in the spring. We have to do everything we can to protect our community until a vaccine is widely available to the public. Wear a mask, watch your distance, and celebrate the coming holiday responsibly.”

The Department of Health is announcing 219 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 1,964 confirmed resident cases and 1,033 staff cases have occurred out of the aggregate case load of 28,207 in our 56 long-term care facilities. At this time, 384 resident deaths have been reported from these facilities, as well as three staff deaths, out of our 703 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