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Camden County Update on Coronavirus Cases, as of March 26, 2020

(Gloucester Township, NJ) –The Camden County Department of Health is announcing 14 additional positive cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) identified in Camden County. Trace investigations are being facilitated with the patients and remain ongoing. Screen Shot 2020-03-21 at 19.19.25

“This virus has no boundaries, knows no limits and doesn’t discriminate based on age, town or gender. That said, we have not seen the kind of spikes that our counterparts in the north have had,” said Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “In the last two weeks I have seen Camden County’s residents taking this threat seriously and embracing the recommendations surrounding social distancing. To everyone who is saving lives by staying home, I want to say thank you. You are making a profound difference in this fight.”

The following information is currently available regarding new patients:

New Patient 1: Male, 40s, Haddonfield

New Patient 2: Female, 40s, Cherry Hill

New Patient 3: Female, 10s, Haddon Heights

New Patient 4: Female, 60s, Pennsauken

New Patient 5: Male, 50s, Gloucester Township

New Patient 6: Male, 20s, Gloucester Township

New Patient 7: Female, 70s, Voorhees

New Patient 8: Female, 60s, Cherry Hill

New Patient 9: Female 50s, Cherry Hill

New Patient 10: Female, 20s, Voorhees

New Patient 11: Male, 50s, Camden City

New Patient 12: Male, 20s, Gloucester Township

New Patient 13: Male, 20s, Oaklyn

New Patient 14, Female, 80s, Camden City


This brings the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases to 84 in Camden County today and one total fatality today. At this point in time about 20% of patients inflicted by COVID-19 are being treated by one of three county health care systems.

The county Health Department is currently working with the NJDOH to trace close contacts of these newest cases. The investigations are still ongoing, and we will update the public with new developments as the information is gathered by our investigators.

Residents should call 9-1-1 during emergencies only, for those with questions or concerns related to the coronavirus, call the free, 24-hour public hotline at 2-1-1 or 1-800-962-1253, where trained professionals are standing by to answer your questions. New Jersey residents can now also text NJCOVID to 898-211 to receive text information and stay informed. To receive live text assistance, residents can text their zip code to 898-211.  More information is also available on the state’s coronavirus webpage

Information regarding Camden County’s preparations, response, and general information provided to the public is available by visiting Residents should frequently check the county webpage and social media for up-to-date information.