A Cherry Hill woman in her 90s, a Camden City woman in her 50s, and a Winslow Township man in his 60s were the latest to succumb to complications from the virus, bringing the local total to six fatalities.
By Matt Skoufalos | March 31, 2020
Camden County suffered three more local deaths from novel coronavirus (COVID-19) overnight: a Cherry Hill woman in her 90s, a Camden City woman in her 50s, and a Winslow Township man in his 60s.
Those fatalities bring the local death toll to six since the pandemic hit South Jersey, as another 41 Camden County residents tested positive for COVID-19.
The new cases are:
- an Audubon man in his 60s
- two Camden City women in their 40s and 50s and two Camden City men in their 30s and 50s
- two Cherry Hill women in their 50s and 70s, and five Cherry Hill men – two in their 30s, one in his 50s, one in his 60s, and one in his 70s
- three Gloucester Township women, two in their 50s and one in her 30s, and five Gloucester Township men in their 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, and 60s
- two Haddonfield women in their 30s and 60s
- a Haddon Heights woman in her 30s
- a Magnolia man in his 30s
- four Pennsauken women in their teens, 40s, 50s, and 70s, and five Pennsauken men, two in their 50s, one in his 30s, one in his 60s, and one in his 70s
- a Pine Hill woman in her 60s
- a Stratford man in his 50s
- a Voorhees woman in her 80s and a Voorhees man in his 30s
- two Winslow women in their 30s and 40s, and a Winslow man in his 50s
- a Woodlynne woman in her 40s
So far, 242 Camden County residents have been confirmed to have contracted COVID-19. The Camden County Health Department is tracing close contacts with each case.
“It does not get easier announcing these figures each day,” said Camden County Freeholder-Director Louis Cappelli in a statement.
“We are tremendously saddened to have heard that three more members of the Camden County community have lost their lives to this horrible virus, and we are sending our sincerest condolences to the families and friends of those who have passed,” Cappelli said.
“We need everyone to continue to take this threat seriously, even as these long weeks at home begin to take their toll,” he said.
Read our ongoing round-up of COVID-19 coverage here.
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