County reports 22 more COVID-19 deaths

Ahead of weekend, 110 additional coronavirus cases confirmed.

The Camden County Department of Health (DOH) on Friday reported 22 new deaths caused by novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Camden County, as well as 110 additional cases of the disease. This brings the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases to 39,095 in Camden County today and 1,058 total fatalities.

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

New Cases 1: FEMALE, 70s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Cases 2: MALE, 80s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Cases 3: MALE, 70s, CAMDEN CITY
New Cases 4: MALE, 70s, LAWNSIDE BOROUGH
New Cases 5: FEMALE, 70s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Cases 6: FEMALE, 70s, PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP
New Cases 7: FEMALE, 70s, VOORHEES TOWNSHIP
New Cases 8: MALE, 80s, CAMDEN CITY
New Cases 9: MALE, 80s, PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP
New Cases 10: FEMALE, 90s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Cases 11: FEMALE, 90s, WINSLOW TOWNSHIP
New Cases 12: FEMALE, 70s, LINDENWOLD BOROUGH
New Cases 13: MALE, 50s, RUNNEMEDE BOROUGH
New Cases 14: FEMALE, 80s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Cases 15: MALE, 90s, VOORHEES TOWNSHIP
New Cases 16: FEMALE, 90s, WINSLOW TOWNSHIP
New Cases 17: FEMALE, 80s, PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP
New Cases 18: MALE, 40s, CAMDEN CITY
New Cases 19: MALE, 80s, WINSLOW TOWNSHIP
New Cases 20: FEMALE, 70s, LINDENWOLD BOROUGH
New Cases 21: FEMALE, 70s, GLOUCESTER CITY
New Cases 22: MALE, 50s, VOORHEES TOWNSHIP

“As we approach the one year anniversary of this pandemic, it is with great sadness that we announce 22 additional deaths caused by this disease in Camden County,” said County Commissioner Director Louis Cappelli, Jr.

“Approximately 14 percent all Camden County residents have received at least one vaccine dose. We still have a long way to go, but every vaccination provided to our community adds additional protection and diminishes the ability of the virus to spread.”

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

In addition, the county Department of Health is also announcing 2,306 confirmed resident cases and 1,311 staff cases have occurred out of the aggregate case load of 39,095 in our 56 long-term care facilities. At this time, 459 resident deaths have been reported from these facilities, as well as seven staff deaths, out of our 1,058 total fatalities countywide.

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.