The latest victims of the virus are a Cherry Hill woman in her 90s and a Gloucester Township man in his 60s. They are the ninth and tenth local deaths associated with novel coronavirus.
By Matt Skoufalos | April 3, 2020
Two more Camden County residents have succumbed to complications related to novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and another 59 more have contracted the virus, officials reported today.
Those lost were a Gloucester Township man in his 60s and a Cherry Hill woman in her 90s.
They are the ninth and tenth Camden County residents to have perished since the first case of COVID-19 was charted in New Jersey.
On a day in which New Jersey observed 4,372 new cases of the virus, Camden County accounted for 59 of them, bringing the local total to 409.
- an Audubon woman in her 20s
- two Bellmawr men in their 70s and 80s
- a Berlin man and woman, both in their 40s
- a Brooklawn woman in her 30s
- four Camden City men, two in their 60s and one each in his 50s and 70s; and three women in their 40s, 50s, and 80s
- six Cherry Hill men, two each in their 30s and 60s, and one each in his 50s and 70s; two women in their 60s and 80s; and a young girl
- a Gloucester City man in his 80s
- five Gloucester Township men, three in their 30s, and one each in his 20s and 50s; and three women in their 20s, 40s, and 60s
- a Haddonfield man in his 20s and woman in her 30s
- a Haddon Township man in his 30s
- two Lindenwold women in their 50s and 70s, and a man in his 40s
- an Oaklyn man in his 60s
- three Pine Hill women, two in their 30s and one in her 70s
- three Voorhees men, two in their 60s and one in his 30s, and a woman in her 60s
- a Waterford Township man in his 40s and woman in her 70s
- seven Winslow Township men, two each in their 20s and 60s, and one each in his teens, 30s, and 50s; and four women, two in their 40s and one each in her 30s and 50s
The Camden County Health Department is tracing close contacts of all cases.
Camden County Freeholder-Director Louis Cappelli offered his condolences to the families of those lost to the pandemic in a statement.
“We mourn for the families and will keep them in our thoughts and prayers during this painful time of loss,” Cappelli said. “Nevertheless, this is a fight that we will never give up. We will continue to make our personal sacrifices, united in solidarity that our efforts will break the back of this destructive, silent, invisible force.”
Read our ongoing round-up of COVID-19 coverage here.
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