CAMDEN, NJ — Although numbers continue to decline, Camden County confirmed at least 59 more people are known to have contracted COVID-19 as of Friday — six of which are under 18.

Two of the six patients are from Cherry Hill and four reside in Gloucester Township.

This brings the county's overall total to 6,588 and 320 known fatalities. 

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No additional deaths were reported since 24 hours ago.

"We have generally seen falling numbers over the past week dropping our growth rate to just over 1 percent,” said Freeholder Director Lou Cappelli. “As the weather warms up and access to testing continues to grow, we may see the rate fall under 1 percent, which would be a great milestone." 

The health department has confirmed that of the aggregate total, long-term facilities have announced 1,119 resident cases (237 deaths), 382 staff cases (3 deaths).

"Wear a mask when out in public, wash your hands and always remember to maintain a six-foot perimeter," Cappelli continued. "These are the only tools we have at our disposal to stop the transmission of this virus and to end the pandemic.”

Below is a breakdown of the six cases. More details on the other patients is available here:

New Patient:

 

FEMALE,

 

JUVENILE,

 

CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP

New Patient:

 

FEMALE,

 

JUVENILE,

 

CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP

New Patient:

 

MALE,

 

JUVENILE,

 

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP

 

New Patient:

 

FEMALE,

 

JUVENILE,

 

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP

 

New Patient:

 

MALE,

 

JUVENILE,

 

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP

 

New Patient:

 

FEMALE,

 

JUVENILE,

 

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP

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