In Camden County, 7,240 residents now have been infected by the virus, and 352 residents have died from related complications.
By Matt Skoufalos | June 11, 2020
Another 48 Camden County residents have been sickened by novel coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of local cases to 7,240.
Within Camden County, COVID-19 has also been a related factor in the deaths of 352 residents.
Throughout New Jersey, 165,816 people have been sickened by COVID-19 and 12,443 have perished from related causes.
The statewide average of COVID-19 spot positivity testing stood at 3.8 percent June 7; in South Jersey, it’s slightly higher, at 4.3 percent.
Spot positivity is a snapshot statistic, and the state’s report excludes serology tests, which can confirm the presence of COVID-19 antibodies, but not whether a patient actively has the virus.
According to the state health dashboard, on June 11, Camden County was sixth among New Jersey counties in new cases of COVID-19, with 32.
Of 7,240 reported local COVID-19 cases, 1,687 (23 percent) have originated in a Camden County LTC facility: 1,234 are residents and 453 are staff.
LTCs are believed to be associated with 74 percent, or 279 of the 352 total deaths in Camden County; 276 were residents and three were staff.
More than half the 56 LTCs in Camden County (29) have experienced at least one case of COVID-19.
The first 100 days
In a briefing Thursday, Camden County Freeholder-Director Lou Cappelli offered some demographic information about the impact of COVID-19 on Camden County.
Locally, the average age of those who’ve died from complications related to the virus is 79.
Of the 7,240 residents infected by the virus, 428 were hospitalized at some point, or 6.2 percent of all local patients; 2 percent (145 people) were treated in critical or intensive care units.
Cappelli also noted that 97 percent of those infected “are either at home recovering, or have recovered.”
The newest local cases are:
- three Berlin women, two in their 80s and one in her 60s
- seven Camden City women, four in their 30s, a teenage girl and one each in her 40s and 60s; and a man in his 20s
- three Cherry Hill men, one each in his 40s, 60s, and 70s; and two women, one each in her 40s and 70s
- two Collingswood women, one each in her 20s and 80s
- a Gloucester City man and woman in their 60s
- four Gloucester Township women, three in their 80s and one in her 60s
- a Haddon Heights man in his 20s and woman in her 80s
- a Haddonfield woman in her 40s and man in his 50s
- three Lindenwold men, two in their 30s and one in his 70s; and a woman in her 30s
- a Mount Ephraim woman in her 80s
- three Pennsauken men, two in their 30s and one in his 60s; and two women in their 50s
- a Pine Hill man in his 30s
- three Voorhees men, one each in his 50s, 60s, and 70s; and two women, one each in her 30s and 70s
- two Winslow Township men in their 20s, and a teenage girl
- a Woodlynne man in his 30s
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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