CamCo records 10 more COVID deaths

County also reporting 127 single-day cases.

The Camden County Department of Health (DOH) on Tuesday reported 10 new deaths caused by novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Camden County, as well as 127 additional cases of the disease. This brings the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases to 39,578 in Camden County today and 1,068 total fatalities.

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

New Case 1: MALE, 80s, RUNNEMEDE BOROUGH
New Case 2: FEMALE, 60s, LAWNSIDE BOROUGH
New Case 3: FEMALE, 90s, WINSLOW TOWNSHIP
New Case 4: FEMALE, 90s, BARRINGTON BOROUGH
New Case 5: MALE, 70s, AUDUBON BOROUGH
New Case 6: MALE, 50s, VOORHEES TOWNSHIP
New Case 7: MALE, 80s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Case 8: FEMALE, 80s, PINE HILL BOROUGH
New Case 9: MALE, 70s, PINE HILL BOROUGH
New Case 10: FEMALE, 70s, HADDONFIELD BOROUGH

“We are deeply saddened to announce the death of 10 additional residents of Camden County due to COVID-19. The victims and their families are in our thoughts and prayers,” said County Commissioner Director Louis Cappelli, Jr.

“With so much news surrounding new vaccines and expanded eligibility beginning later this month, it bears repeating how important it is that everyone get the vaccine as soon as they are eligible and able to. The vaccines are safe, effective, and critical to our ability to move forward and out of this pandemic.”

The Department of Health is announcing 127 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 2,308 confirmed resident cases and 1,312 staff cases have occurred out of the aggregate case load of 39,578 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 1,068 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.