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PRESS RELEASE

 

Three new COVID-19 caused deaths announced in Camden County

41 additional cases announced by Health Department

 

(Gloucester Township, NJ) –The Camden County Department of Health is announcing 3 new deaths caused by novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Camden County, as well as 41 additional confirmed cases of the disease.

 

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

 

Case 1: Female, 90s, Cherry Hill

Case 2: Female, 50s, Camden City

Case 3: Male, 60s, Winslow Township

 

“It does not get easier announcing these figures each day. We are tremendously saddened to have heard that three more members of the Camden County community have lost their lives to this horrible virus, and we are sending our sincerest condolences to the families and friends of those who have passed,” said Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “As more of our residents gain access to testing, the number of confirmed cases will continue to rise, however we know that these numbers would be much larger if not for the community’s embrace of social distancing and stay-at-home measures. We need everyone to continue to take this threat seriously, even as these long weeks at home begin to take their toll. If we all do our part, we will emerge from this stronger and more united than ever.”

 

The Department of Health is also announcing 41 additional positive cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) identified in Camden County. Trace investigations are being facilitated with the patients and remain ongoing.

 

The following information is currently available regarding new patients:

 

New Patient 1: MALE, 50s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP

New Patient 2: FEMALE, 30s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP

New Patient 3: MALE, 60s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP

New Patient 4: FEMALE, 80s, VOORHEES TOWNSHIP

New Patient 5: FEMALE, 70s, PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP

New Patient 6: MALE, 50s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP

New Patient 7: MALE, 70s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP

New Patient 8: FEMALE, 50s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP

New Patient 9: MALE, 30s, MAGNOLIA BOROUGH

New Patient 10: MALE, 30s, PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP

New Patient 11: FEMALE, 40s, PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP

New Patient 12: FEMALE, 40s, WINSLOW TOWNSHIP

New Patient 13: FEMALE, 50s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP

New Patient 14: MALE, 50s, WINSLOW TOWNSHIP

New Patient 15: MALE, 30s, CAMDEN CITY

New Patient 16: FEMALE, 10s, PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP

New Patient 17: FEMALE, 60s, PINE HILL BOROUGH

New Patient 18: MALE, 40s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP

New Patient 19: FEMALE, 40s, WOODLYNNE BOROUGH

New Patient 20: FEMALE, 70s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP

New Patient 21: MALE, 50s, STRATFORD BOROUGH

New Patient 22: FEMALE, 60s, HADDONFIELD BOROUGH

New Patient 23: MALE, 60s, PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP

New Patient 24: MALE, 70s, PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP

New Patient 25: MALE, 30s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP

New Patient 26: FEMALE, 30s, HADDON HEIGHTS BOROUGH

New Patient 27: MALE, 50s, CAMDEN CITY

New Patient 28: MALE, 60s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP

New Patient 29: MALE, 20s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP

New Patient 30: MALE, 30s, VOORHEES TOWNSHIP

New Patient 31: MALE, 30s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP

New Patient 32: MALE, 60s, AUDUBON BOROUGH

New Patient 33: MALE, 50s, PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP

New Patient 34: FEMALE, 50s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP

New Patient 35: FEMALE, 30s, HADDONFIELD BOROUGH

New Patient 36: FEMALE, 40s, CAMDEN CITY

New Patient 37: MALE, 30s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP

New Patient 38: MALE, 50s, PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP

New Patient 39: FEMALE, 50s, PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP

New Patient 40: FEMALE, 30s, WINSLOW TOWNSHIP

New Patient 41: FEMALE, 50s, CAMDEN CITY

 

This brings the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases to 242 in Camden County today and six total fatalities. 

 

The county Health Department is currently working with the NJDOH 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.

 

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, where trained professionals are standing by to answer your questions. New Jersey residents can now also text NJCOVID to 898-211 to receive text information and stay informed. To receive live text assistance, residents can text their zip code to 898-211.  More information is also available on the state’s coronavirus at https://covid19.nj.gov/.

 

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.

 

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