(Gloucester Township, NJ) –The Camden County Department of Health is announcing six new deaths caused by novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Camden County, as well as 132 additional confirmed cases of the disease on Thursday April 9th. This brings the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases to 1,008 in Camden County today and 29 total fatalities. “This is another somber day as our thoughts turn to residents who have lost their battle with COVID-19. We keep our thoughts and prayers with families of the victims who are going through heartbreak and pain over the destruction this virus has caused to our neighbors. This is an especially difficult time to be without family, in the middle of Holy Week, and even worse to lose a member,” said Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “We are again asking residents who are observing faith-based holidays this weekend to reflect privately and celebrate only with those in their home. If we stay home, we save lives, and we can break the back of this virus once and for all.” The Department of Health is also announcing 132additional positive cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) identified in Camden County. The county Health Department is currently working with the NJDOH to trace close contacts of these newest cases. 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. Residents should frequently check the county webpage and social media for up-to-date information.
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