In total, 39 Camden County residents have perished from complications related to novel coronavirus, and 1,383 have been sickened by it.
By Matt Skoufalos | April 13, 2020
Ten more Camden County residents have lost their lives to complications related to novel coronavirus (COVID-19), and another 127 were confirmed to have contracted the virus, the county government reported Monday.
Locally, 1,383 Camden County residents have tested positive for COVID-19, and 39 have perished from related complications.
The most recent deaths were those of a Camden City man in his 80s; three Cherry Hill men, two in their 90s and one in his 70s; three Cherry Hill women, two in their 90s and one in her 80s; and three Voorhees women, two in their 80s, and one in her 90s.
It’s the largest single-day local death total announced by the government since the pandemic began.
The announcements come on a day when the statewide COVID-19 case total hit 64,584 and 2,443 fatalities.
“We continue to send our thoughts and prayers to everyone who has lost a loved one because of the destruction wrought by the novel coronavirus,” said Freeholder Director Lou Cappelli in a statement.
Cappelli said the doubling rate of cases in Camden County continues to improve, which he termed “a positive trend in this fight and the success of mitigation measures such as social distancing.” He urged residents to renew “their commitment to saving lives by staying home.
“If we all work together, we will continue to flatten the curve and end this unprecedented crisis,” Cappelli said.
The new cases include:
- an Audubon woman in her 60s
- a Bellmawr man in his 50s
- a Berlin Borough woman in her 60s
- 25 Camden City women, nine in their 30s, five in their 40s, four in their 50s, three in their 60s, and two each in their 20s and 70s; and 15 men, three each in their 20s, 40s, 50s, and 60s, and one each in his teens, 30s, and 80s
- four Cherry Hill women, one each in her teens, 30s, 60s, and 80s; and four men, two in their 30s and one each in his 20s and 40s
- three Collingswood women in their 20s, 40s, and 50s; and a man in his 30s
- a Gibbsboro man in his 60s
- two Gloucester City women in their 30s and 50s and a man in his 30s
- eight Gloucester Township women, three in their 50s, two each in their 20s and 40s, and one in her 30s; and seven men, three in their 50s, two in their 40s, and one each in his 30s and 60s
- a Haddon Heights woman in her 60s
- a Haddonfield woman in her 20s
- a Haddon Township man in his 70s
- two Laurel Springs women in their 30s and 70s and a man in his 50s
- a Lawnside man in his 60s
- nine Lindenwold men, three in their 50s, two each in their 20s and 60s, and one each in his 30s and 40s; and three women, two in their 50s and one in her 30s
- a Merchantville man in his 50s
- a Mount Ephraim woman in her 50s
- seven Pennsauken men, three in their 20s and two each in their 30s and 60s; and six women, two each in their 30s and 60s, and one each in her 20s and 50s
- a Pine Hill man in his 50s
- a Runnemede woman in her 40s and man in his 30s
- a Somerdale man in his 30s
- a Stratford man in his 20s
- two Voorhees women in their 80s and 90s and two men in their 40s and 60s
- four Winslow Township women in their 20s, 40s, 50s, and 70s; and four men, two each in their 30s and 50s
- two Woodlynne men in their 40s and 50s
Trace investigations are being facilitated with the patients, and remain ongoing, the county said.
Read our ongoing round-up of COVID-19 coverage here.
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