Camden County: Four More COVID-19-Related Deaths, 59 New Infections


In Camden County, 6,912 residents now have been infected by the virus, and 343 residents have died from related complications. 

By Matt Skoufalos | June 3, 2020

NJDOH COVID-19 Dashboard – 6-3-20. Credit: NJ DOH.

Another four Camden County residents have died of complications related to novel coronavirus (COVID-19), and 59 others have been sickened by the virus over the weekend, the Camden County government reported Tuesday.

Locally, 6,912 residents have been infected with COVID-19 and 343 have died from related complications.

Throughout New Jersey, 162,068 people have been sickened by COVID-19 and 11,880 have perished from related causes.

The statewide average of COVID-19 spot positivity testing stood at 4.3 percent from 31,000 samples taken May 30.

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.

Of 6,912 reported local COVID-19 cases, 1,616 (23 percent) have originated in a Camden County LTC facility: 1,177 are residents and 439 are staff.

LTCs are believed to be associated with 74 percent, or 252 of the 339 total deaths in Camden County; 249 were residents and three were staff.

About half the 56 LTCs in Camden County (27) have experienced at least one case of COVID-19.

“Thanks to the actions of our residents and the leaders in our communities, we are on a real path to meaningful recovery,” said Camden County Freeholder-Director Lou Cappelli in a statement.

“As we always caution, this progress is fragile, and we all must continue to do our part to stop the spread of coronavirus,” Cappelli said.

“Please continue to wear a mask in public, stay home if you are sick, and follow the guidance of public health experts,” he said.

The latest local residents to die from COVID-19-related complications are:

  • a Camden City man in his 70s
  • a Cherry Hill man in his 70s
  • a Somerdale woman in her 80s
  • a Voorhees man in his 70s


The newest local cases are:

  • a Bellmawr man and woman in their 60s
  • 14 Camden City women, four in their 40s, three each in their 20s and 30s, two in their 60s, a young girl and a teenaged girl; and six men, two teenage boys and two in their 20s, and one each in his 30s and 60s
  • eight Cherry Hill women, two each in their 40s, 70s, and 80s, and one each in her 30s and 90s; and six men, two each in their 60s and 80s, and one each in his 20s and 90s
  • a Chesilhurst man in his 50s
  • a Collingswood man in his 30s
  • four Gloucester Township women, three in their 30s and one in her 60s; and a man in his 80s
  • a Lindenwold woman in her 20s
  • two Pennsauken men, one each in his 50s and 60s; and a woman in her 20s
  • a Pine Hill man in his 60s
  • a Stratford woman in her 20s
  • three Voorhees men, two in their 80s and one in his 40s; a woman in her 30s, and a person of unknown gender in their 70s
  • three Winslow Township women, one each in her 20s, 40s, and 50s; and a man in his 50s
  • 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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