Additional cases of COVID-19 identified in Camden County

Camden Freeholders

Additional cases of COVID-19 identified in Camden County

(Gloucester Township, NJ) –The Camden County Department of Health is announcing four additional positive case of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) identified in Camden County on Saturday afternoon. Trace investigations are being facilitated with the patients and remain ongoing.

“We are involved in a war and we need residents to follow all of the new guidelines that were issued today by the Governor and stay home. These are historic times and we know that our new reality is one in which we are all pulling together in the same direction for the health and welfare of our neighbors and our overall community,” 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. And make no mistake, this will become a lifesaving operation in the future until we get an effective medicine or vaccine to treat COVID-19.”

The following information is currently available regarding new patients:

New Patient 1: Female, 30s, Cherry Hill. Self-isolating at home.

New Patient 2: Male, 50s, Cherry Hill, Self-isolating at home.

New Patient 3: Female, 20s, Pennsauken, Self-isolating at home.

New Patient 4: Male, 70s, Gloucester Township, currently hospitalized.

This brings the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases to 19 in Camden County today.

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 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.

As of 2pm Sunday March 22nd, there are 1914 COVID-19 cases statewide, and 20 deaths.

COVID-19 Cases by County (according to the NJDOH as of 2pm Sunday March 22nd).
Data is provisional and subsequent to revision.

211 Positives Pending Further Information

Bergen County:

457 Positive Test Result(s)

Essex County:

172 Positive Test Result(s)

Monmouth County:

158 Positive Test Result(s)

Middlesex County:

147 Positive Test Result(s)

Hudson County:

126 Positive Test Result(s)

Union County:

124 Positive Test Result(s)

Morris County:

119 Positive Test Result(s)

Ocean County:

102 Positive Test Result(s)

Passaic County:

95 Positive Test Result(s)

Somerset County:

51 Positive Test Result(s)

Mercer County:

40 Positive Test Result(s)

Burlington County:

26 Positive Test Result(s)

Camden County:

22 Positive Test Result(s)

Hunterdon County:

16 Positive Test Result(s)

Sussex County:

12 Positive Test Result(s)

Warren County:

9 Positive Test Result(s)

Gloucester County:

8 Positive Test Result(s)

Atlantic County:

5 Positive Test Result(s)

Cape May County:

2 Positive Test Result(s)

Cumberland County:

1 Positive Test Result(s)

Salem County:

1 Positive Test Result(s)

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