CHERRY HILL, NJ — A Cherry Hill woman in her 90s has died after testing positive for the coronavirus, Camden County officials announced on Tuesday. She was among 11 new deaths announced in Camden County on Tuesday.
There were also 34 new cases announced in Cherry Hill on Tuesday. Since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, there have been 2,220 cases of the coronavirus and 160 deaths related to the virus in Cherry Hill.
“Our thoughts and prayers continue to go out to everyone who has lost a friend, a family member, or a loved one to this disease,” Camden County Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli Jr. said. “While no one person can decide the trajectory of this crisis on their own, our collective action can stem the tide and flatten the curve. Our daily average of new cases continues to climb, eclipsing 300 today for the first time. With the holidays on the horizon, remember to keep your gatherings as small as possible, wear a mask whenever you are around others, and maintain social distance at all times. We can stop this second surge in our tracks if we work together.”
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The other deaths in Camden County included:
A Clementon man in his 50s;
A Voorhees man in his 70s;
A Brooklawn man in his 60s;
A Winslow Township man in his 80s;
A Pennsauken man in his 80s;
A Haddon Township man in his 90s;
A Voorhees woman in her 90s;
A Gloucester Township woman in her 80s;
A Gloucester Township man in his 50s; and
A Gloucester Township man in his 80s.
The county also announced 253 new cases of the coronavirus, bringing the county total to 18,026 cases of the coronavirus and 607 confirmed deaths related to the virus since the pandemic began.
The Camden County Department of Health also announced that 1,685 cases have been reported among residents and 768 cases have been reported among staff in the county's 56 long-term care facilities. As of Tuesday, 354 residents and three staff members have died after testing positive for the coronavirus.