County closes 2020 with 12 more COVID-19 caused deaths

280 additional cases were also announced by the Health Department

The Camden County Department of Health (DOH) is announcing 12 new deaths caused by novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Camden County, as well as 280 additional cases of the disease. This brings the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases to 28,768 in Camden County today and 747 total fatalities.

The following information is currently available regarding these most recent deaths in Camden County:
• Camden: Male, 90s
• Cherry Hill: Female, 80s; Male, 80s; Male, 90s
• Gloucester Township: Male, 70s
• Audubon: Female, 90s
• Bellmawr: Female, 90s
• Winslow: Male, 70s
• Waterford: Male, 50s
• Voorhees: Female, 90s
• Pennsauken: Female, 90s

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families, and we continue to wish a full and fast recovery to everyone battling this disease,” said Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “As we put 2020 behind us, we have many reasons to feel optimistic about the year ahead. With vaccines already being rolled out, the end of this pandemic may finally be within sight. While this year’s celebrations will certainly look and feel differently, I hope everyone has a very happy and safe New Year.”

The Department of Health is announcing 280 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 1,971 confirmed resident cases and 1,045 staff cases have occurred out of the aggregate case load of 28,768 in the county’s 56 long-term care facilities. At this time, 389 resident deaths have been reported from these facilities, as well as three staff deaths, out of our 747 total fatalities countywide.