Eighty-two of 98 local deaths related to the virus have been related to long-term care facilities.
By Matt Skoufalos | April 25, 2020
Another 122 Camden County residents have tested positive for novel coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the local total to 2,592, the county government announced Saturday.
Of those 2,952 confirmed cases, 515 originated in the 56 long-term care (LTC) facilities in Camden County.
To date, 82 of 98 COVID-19-related local deaths (84 percent) have been connected with LTCs.
Throughout New Jersey, 105,523 people have tested positive for COVID-19 and 5,863 have perished from complications related to the virus, Governor Phil Murphy reported Saturday.
“We cannot take our foot off the gas during this critical phase of our response,” Camden County Freeholder Lou Cappelli said in a statement. “The best way to keep yourself and others from contracting coronavirus has not changed: stay home and keep social distancing until we can safely return to large gatherings.”
The newest local cases are:
- two Audubon men, one each in his 70s and 80s; and a woman in her 60s
- two Barrington men in their 40s
- a Bellmawr woman in her 30s
- a Berlin Township woman in her 80s
- 24 Camden City women, eight in their 30s, five each in their 20s, 50s, and 60s, and one teenaged girl; and 20 men, eight in their 50s, six in their 30s, two in their 60s, one each in his 20s and 40s, and two teenaged boys
- eight Cherry Hill women, four in their 80s, and one each in her 40s, 50s, and 70s, and a teenaged girl; and three men, one each in his 30s and 60s, and a teenaged boy
- a Chesilhurst woman in her 80s
- a Collingswood woman in her 80s
- a Gloucester City woman in her 30s
- six Gloucester men, two each in their 40s and 50s, and one each in his 20s and 30s; and four women, two in their 20s, and one each in her 50s and 60s
- a Haddon Heights man in his 20s
- two Haddon Township men, one each in his 40s and 60s, and a woman in her 60s
- a Haddonfield man in his 50s
- a Lawnside man in his 20s
- three Lindenwold men, one each in his 20s and 70s, and a teenaged boy; and two women, one each in her 30s and 70s
- four Pennsauken men, two in their 40s, and one each in his 50s and 70s; and three women, one each in her 40s, 50s, and 70s
- two Pine Hill men in their 20s
- a Runnemede woman in her 20s, and man in his 50s
- a Somerdale woman in her 50s
- a Stratford man in his 30s
- four Voorhees woman, two in their 70s, and one each in her 40s and 80s; and four men, three in their 70s, and one in his 40s
- a Waterford man in his 60s, and woman in her 60s
- six Winslow men, two each in their 40s and 70s, and one each in his 20s and 30s; and three women, one each in her 20s, 30s, and 50s
- four Woodlynne women, two in their 40s, and one each in her 30s and 50s
The Camden County and New Jersey Health Departments are working to facilitate trace investigations into all cases.
Read our ongoing round-up of COVID-19 coverage here.
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