The latest to perish from complications related to the virus were Cherry Hill and Voorhees residents in their 70s to their 90s. Camden County has lost 54 residents in total.
By Matt Skoufalos | April 15, 2020
Nine more Camden County residents have lost their lives to complications related to novel coronavirus (COVID-19), and another 94 were confirmed to have contracted the virus, the county government reported Monday.
Locally, 1,572 Camden County residents have tested positive for COVID-19, and 54 have perished from related complications.
The most recent deaths were residents of Cherry Hill—two women and one man in their 80s and another man in his 70s—and of Voorhees—two women each in their 80s and 90s, and a man in his 90s.
Statewide, 71,030 New Jersey residents have tested positive for COVID-19, and 3,156 have perished with related complications.
Camden County Freeholder-Director Lou Cappelli offered his sympathies to the families of those who passed in a statement.
“This has been an incredibly difficult week for our community, having already learned of more lives lost to this terrible disease in the last three days than any other week since the outbreak began,” Cappelli said.
“Now is the time to double-down on our efforts and strengthen our resolve,” he said.
The newest confirmed cases of COVID-19 are:
- an Audubon man in his 70s
- a Barrington man in his 40s
- a Bellmawr man in his 20s
- 13 Camden City men, six in their 50s, three in their 60s, two in their 80s, and one each in his 30s and 70s; and nine women, three in their 60s, two each in their 20s and 70s, and one each in her 40s and 50s
- seven Cherry Hill women, two each in their 60s and 80s, and one each in her 40s, 70s, and 90s; and three men, one each in his 30s, 50s, and 70s
- a Clementon woman in her 70s and a man in his 20s
- a Collingswood woman in her 50s and man in his 40s
- a Gibbsboro woman in her 50s
- a Gloucester City woman in her 20s
- three Gloucester Township women in their 20s, 30s, and 50s; and three men, two in their 50s and one in his 30s
- a Haddon Heights man in his 60s
- a Haddonfield man in his 40s
- a Lawnside woman in her 30s
- four Lindenwold women, two in their 50s and one each in her 20s and 30s; and four men, one each in his 20s, 40s, 50s, and 70s
- a Magnolia woman in her 50s and man in his 60s
- two Mount Ephraim men, one each in his 20s and 60s; and a woman in her 30s
- an Oaklyn woman in her 80s
- eight Pennsauken women, three in their 50s, two in their 70s, and one each in her 30s, 40s, and 80s; and six men, two in their 60s and one each in his 20s, 50s, 80s, and 90s
- three Voorhees women in their 20s, 40s, and 70s; and three men in their 20s, 50s, and 60s
- four Winslow Township men, two in their 50s and one each in his 40s and 60s; and two women in their 50s
- a Woodlynne woman in her 40s
- three men of unknown residence, one each in his 50s and 60s, and one of unknown age
The Camden County and state departments of health are tracing close contacts of the newest cases; investigations into all remain ongoing.
Read our ongoing round-up of COVID-19 coverage here.
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