CamCo reports 34 deaths related to COVID-19

Total county confirmed coronavirus cases reaches more than 330 at mid-week.

The Camden County Department of Health (DOH) reported on Wednesday, 34 new deaths caused by novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Camden County, as well as 333 additional cases of the disease. This brings the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases to 30,347 in Camden County today and 781 total fatalities.

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

New Case 1: FEMALE, 90s, WINSLOW TOWNSHIP
New Case 2: FEMALE, 90s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Case 3: MALE, 70s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Case 4: FEMALE, 80s, VOORHEES TOWNSHIP
New Case 5: FEMALE, 60s, BELLMAWR BOROUGH
New Case 6: FEMALE, 90s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Case 7: FEMALE, 90s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Case 8: FEMALE, 80s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Case 9: FEMALE, 90s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Case 10: FEMALE, 90s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Case 11: MALE, 50s, CAMDEN CITY
New Case 12: MALE, 80s, MOUNT EPHRAIM BOROUGH
New Case 13: MALE, 70s, GLOUCESTER CITY
New Case 14: FEMALE, 80s, SOMERDALE BOROUGH
New Case 15: MALE, 80s, SOMERDALE BOROUGH
New Case 16: MALE, 70s, CAMDEN CITY
New Case 17: MALE, 70s, HADDON TOWNSHIP
New Case 18: MALE, 60s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Case 19: MALE, 50s, COLLINGSWOOD BOROUGH
New Case 20: MALE, 70s, PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP
New Case 21: FEMALE, 70s, OAKLYN BOROUGH
New Case 22: FEMALE, 80s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Case 23: FEMALE, 80s, PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP
New Case 24: MALE, 50s, PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP
New Case 25: FEMALE, 90s, VOORHEES TOWNSHIP
New Case 26: FEMALE, 80s, RUNNEMEDE BOROUGH
New Case 27: MALE, 70s, WINSLOW TOWNSHIP
New Case 28: MALE, 70s, CLEMENTON BOROUGH
New Case 29: MALE, 60s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Case 30: FEMALE, 80s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Case 31: MALE, 80s, VOORHEES TOWNSHIP
New Case 32: MALE, 80s, VOORHEES TOWNSHIP
New Case 33: MALE, 90s, BELLMAWR BOROUGH
New Case 34: FEMALE, 90s, BERLIN BOROUGH

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families, as well as with all of the Camden County residents who have lost a friend, family member, or loved one to this terrible disease,” said County Commissioner Director Louis Cappelli, Jr.

“This is a devastating amount of loss in our community. There have been 147 deaths due to COVID-19 in the last 30 days. Even with vaccines being distributed, we must continue to fight this disease with every weapon at our disposal, and that means wearing masks and social distancing first and foremost.”

The Department of Health is announcing 333 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 2,051 confirmed resident cases and 1,090 staff cases have occurred out of the aggregate case load of 30,347 in our 56 long-term care facilities. At this time, 398 resident deaths have been reported from these facilities, as well as three staff deaths, out of our 781 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 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. 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.