Eighty-six Camden County residents have now died from complications related to COVID-19, and 2,215 local people have been sickened by the virus.
By Matt Skoufalos | April 21, 2020
Another Camden County resident has succumbed to complications related to novel coronavirus (COVID-19), and 125 others have tested positive for the virus, the Camden County government announced Tuesday.
That brings the local total to 2,215 confirmed positive cases and 86 deaths.
The latest resident to pass in the pandemic was a Cherry Hill man in his 70s.
His death was announced the same day that Governor Phil Murphy reported the largest single-day toll of the pandemic, as New Jersey’s death toll hit 4,753.
“The loss of life that we have experienced thus far in this pandemic has already left a gaping hole in our community,” said Camden County Freeholder-Director Lou Cappelli in a statement.
“Our thoughts and prayers continue to be with those who have lost a loved one and those who are recovering from this insidious disease,” Cappelli said.
The newest local cases are:
- an Audubon woman in her 20s
- two Bellmawr men, one each in his 40s and 70s
- three Berlin Borough women in their 70s
- 17 Camden City men, nine in their 50s, four in their 60s, three in their 30s, and one in his 70s; and 14 women, four in their 30s, three in their 60s, two each in their 20s, 40s, and 50s, and one in her 80s
- 22 Cherry Hill women, 12 in their 80s, four in their 70s, two in their 50s, one each in her 20s, 40s, and 60s, and one woman of unknown age; and eight men, two each in their 20s and 60s, and one each in his 30s, 40s, 50s, and 80s
- a Clementon man in his 20s
- a Gloucester woman in her 60s, and man in his 20s
- four Gloucester Township women, one each in her 30s, 40s, 70s, and 80s; and four men, three in their 30s, and one in his 20s
- a Haddon Township man in his 20s, and woman in her 70s
- a Laurel Springs man in his 40s
- a Lawnside woman in her 60s
- three Lindenwold women, two in their 50s, and one in her 80s; and two men, one each in his 40s and 70s
- a Magnolia woman in her 40s
- an Oaklyn man in his 30s, and woman in her 80s
- five Pennsauken women, two in their 40s, and one each in her 20s, 30s, and 50s; and four men, one each in his 20s, 40s, 60s, and 70s
- a Pine Hill women in her 20s, and man in his 20s
- four Runnemede women, three in their 50s, and one in her 80s
- six Voorhees men, three in their 70s, 2 in their 50s, and one in his 80s; and five women, two in their 80s, and one each in her 30s, 50s, and 70s
- seven Winslow men, three in their 40s, two in their 30s, and one each in his 20s and 80s; and a woman in her 30s
- a Woodlynne woman in her 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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