Another three COVID-19 cases
The Camden County Department of Health reported today that three Haddonfield residents have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, COVID-19: males in their 30s, 50s, and 70s. This brings the total number of confirmed cases locally to 130, with five fatalities.
In Camden County, the total number of cases stands at 11,413, with 562 deaths. For New Jersey, 216,994 cases with 14,408 confirmed deaths and an additional 1,789 probable deaths.
Rates per 1,000 of population are: Haddonfield 10.96; Camden County 22.11; New Jersey 24.32.
The transmission rate — a key metric — now stands at 1.16. (A transmission rate of 1.0 means that, on average, each new case will produce one additional new case. When the transmission rate falls below 1,0, it’s a good sign. When it rises above 1.0, it’s cause for concern.)
Statistics for Haddonfield, Camden County, and New Jersey are updated on Haddonfield[dot]Today each week day.