Camden County Reports First COVID-19 Fatality, 16 New Cases And Municipal List

The Camden County Department of Health and Freeholder Board are announcing the first death from coronavirus (COVID-19) in Camden County. The resident, a woman in her 80s, was a resident of Barrington.

“On behalf of the Freeholder Board, the Health Department, and the entire Camden County community, we extend our most sincere condolences to the family and friends of this victim,” said Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “We must continue to be realistic in our approach to the war we are fighting with this virus. There are likely to be more deaths in the coming weeks and months if we do not adhere to the governor’s orders, practice social distancing, and stay home as much as possible. That is the only way we can protect those most vulnerable in our community to this terrible disease including the elderly, immunocompromised, first responders, healthcare workers, and everyone else who is serving on the frontlines of the war against coronavirus.”

As lives are lost due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Freeholder Board is urging residents to be extra mindful of their mental health and the health of others. Even while most in-person services are unavailable during social distancing, the Board and the Department of Health want to make residents aware of a number of social service organizations that offer counseling by phone in New Jersey, some of them available 24/7. Visit here for more information

Additionally, the Camden County Health Department is announcing 16 additional positive cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) identified in Camden County. Trace investigations are being facilitated with the patients and remain ongoing.

Municipality Sex Age
Cherry Hill Male 60’s
Somerdale Male 40’s
Cherry Hill Male 70’s
Blackwood Female 40’s
Voorhees Male 30’s
Cherry Hill Male 20’s
Waterford Male 60’s
Cherry Hill Female 60’s
Waterford Works Female 60’s
Clementon Female 70’s
Clementon Male 60’s
Camden Female 60’s
Haddon Township Female 70’s
Haddon Township Female 50’s
Pennsauken Male 30’s
Cherry Hill Male 50’s

This brings the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases to 41 in Camden County today. 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 Residents should frequently check the county webpage and social media for up-to-date information.

The statewide COVD case count is 2844, with 27 fatalities, 359 negative test results, and 94 persons under investigation by the state lab, according to the NJDOH as of 11:30am Monday morning. Of the fatalities, five were males. Two females. Their age ranges were between 57 and 91. Two of the individuals had pre-exisisting conditions, said state Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli.

COVID-19 Cases by County
Data is provisional and subsequent to revision.

419 Positives Pending Further Information

Bergen County:

609 Positive Test Result(s)

Essex County:

273 Positive Test Result(s)

Monmouth County:

238 Positive Test Result(s)

Middlesex County:

210 Positive Test Result(s)

Hudson County:

190 Positive Test Result(s)

Union County:

189 Positive Test Result(s)

Morris County:

177 Positive Test Result(s)

Ocean County:

144 Positive Test Result(s)

Passaic County:

141 Positive Test Result(s)

Somerset County:

67 Positive Test Result(s)

Mercer County:

50 Positive Test Result(s)

Burlington County:

36 Positive Test Result(s)

Camden County:

33 Positive Test Result(s)

Hunterdon County:

18 Positive Test Result(s)

Sussex County:

15 Positive Test Result(s)

Gloucester County:

13 Positive Test Result(s)

Warren County:

12 Positive Test Result(s)

Atlantic County:

6 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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