Additional Case of COVID-19 Identified In Camden County

(Gloucester Township, NJ) –The Camden County Department of Health is announcing one additional positive case of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) identified in Camden County. A trace investigation is being facilitated with the patient and remains ongoing.

“This fight is a long way from over, but we want to thank the people of Camden County who are taking this threat seriously and doing everything they can to stay home, limit their exposure to others, and reduce the spread of this disease,” said Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “At the same time, it is important to recognize that more cases will be confirmed in the coming days and weeks because of the slowly increasing availability of testing. This does not mean that social distancing measures are not working. Staying home is our best course of action to stay healthy and save lives.”

The following information is currently available regarding new patients:

New Patient 1: Male, 50s, Winslow Township. Self-isolating at home.

The county Health Department is currently working with the NJDOH to trace close contacts of this newest case. The investigation is 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 1-800-222-1222 or 1-800-962-1253, or the statewide information and referral service at 2-1-1, 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 webpage.

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.

The county has 11 cases as of 1:30pm on Friday, according to the NJDOH; on Friday evening, the county announced an additional four cases, bringing the total to 15.

COVID-19 Cases by County as of Friday March 20th at 1:30pm, according to the NJDOH.
Data is provisional and subsequent to revision.

98 Positives Pending Further Information

Bergen County:

249 Positive Test Result(s)

Middlesex County:

76 Positive Test Result(s)

Essex County:

73 Positive Test Result(s)

Hudson County:

66 Positive Test Result(s)

Monmouth County:

53 Positive Test Result(s)

Ocean County:

49 Positive Test Result(s)

Passaic County:

49 Positive Test Result(s)

Union County:

43 Positive Test Result(s)

Morris County:

35 Positive Test Result(s)

Somerset County:

28 Positive Test Result(s)

Mercer County:

22 Positive Test Result(s)

Burlington County:

17 Positive Test Result(s)

Camden County:

11 Positive Test Result(s)

Hunterdon County:

11 Positive Test Result(s)

Atlantic County:

3 Positive Test Result(s)

Gloucester County:

3 Positive Test Result(s)

Sussex County:

3 Positive Test Result(s)

Warren County:

3 Positive Test Result(s)

Cape May County:

1 Positive Test Result(s)

Cumberland County:

1 Positive Test Result(s)

Salem County:

Positive Test Result(s)

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