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COVID-19: Local tally hits 500

The addition today of a male juvenile and a male in his 40s to the list of Haddonfield residents confirmed to have contracted the novel coronavirus brought the local total to 500 persons. That number represents 43.13 residents per 1,000 of population (2010 Census), or 1 in every 24.

The Camden County Department of Health has attributed the deaths of 11 Haddonfield residents to COVID-19.

To date, 145 cases have been reported by the school district: 111 children and 34 adults.

Male resident succumbs to COVID-19

The Camden County Department of Health reported today that the death of a Haddonfield resident — a male in his 50s — has been attributed to the novel coronavirus. This brings to 11 the total number of local residents who have died of COVID-19.

The health department also added two residents to the list of those who have tested positive: a female in her 10s and a male in his 20s. The total number of cases for Haddonfield now stands at 485 — about 1 in 24 residents.

The Haddonfield death was one of 15 county-wide that the health department reported today. In commenting, County Commissioner Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. said:

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families as we mourn the passing of 15 additional members of our community due to COVID-19. Even with cases falling, we must continue to take preventative measures to protect the most vulnerable members of our community. In the coming months, we may begin to see life return to something resembling normal with the continued rollout of vaccinations. Until then, please continue to wear a mask, social distance, and work with our contact tracers when they call.”

One new COVID-19 death; tally now 10

The Camden County Department of Health reported today that the death of a male in his 90s, a resident of Haddonfield, has been attributed to the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. This brings the number of Haddonfield COVID-19 fatalities to 10.

The Haddonfield School District added two cases today, a female juvenile student at Tatem School and a male student in his 10s at the Middle School. The total number of cases reported by the district now stands at135: 58 males and 77 females; 107 children and 28 adults.

COVID-19 has hit 1 in 25 residents

With the addition today of a female juvenile and a male in his 40s, the number of COVID-19 cases reported by the Camden County Department of Health for Haddonfield residents rose to 464. That represents 1 case for every 25 residents, based on the 2010 Census population count of 11,593.

For comparison, the rates for both Camden County and New Jersey are 1 case for every 14 residents.

Camden County’s total number of reported cases as of today was 36,607, with 938 deaths. Across New Jersey, 626,645 cases and 19,384 deaths.

The Haddonfield School District has reported a total of 131 cases: 103 children and 28 adults.

COVID-19: New death brings local total to nine

The Camden County Department of Health today reported the death of a Haddonfield female in her 80s, and attributed the cause of death to the novel coronavirus, COVID-19.

This is the third local death in a week. The Department of Health reported the death of a Haddonfield male in his 90s on January 22 and that of a female in her 90s on January 20.

The Department also reported two new COVID-19 cases today: a male in his 10s and a female in her 50s. Haddonfield’s tally now stands at 454 — about one in every 25 residents.

The Haddonfield School District has reported a total of 124 COVID-19 cases in the schools — 54 males and 70 females. Of that total, 98 are students and 26 are staff.

COVID-19: Second local death in three days

The Camden County Department of Health reported today the death of a Haddonfield male in his 90s, and attributed the cause of death to the novel coronavirus, COVID-19.

This is the second local death in three days. The Department of Health reported the death of a Haddonfield female in her 90s on Wednesday, January 20.

Today’s fatality brings the Haddonfield death toll to eight.

The Department also reported one new COVID-19 case today, that of a male in his 60s. Haddonfield’s tally now stands at 444.

The Haddonfield School District reported three new COVID-19 cases today, all in the High School: a male in his 10s; a female in her 30s; and a female in her 40s.

To date, the District has reported 121 cases: 52 males and 69 females; 96 students and 25 staff.

One new COVID-19 death locally

The Camden County Department of Health reported today that the death of a female Haddonfield resident in her 90s has been attributed to COVID-19. This brings to seven the total number of fatalities locally; the first Haddonfield death was reported on April 18, 2020.

The Department of Health also reported today seven new cases among Haddonfield residents: Males in their 10s, 20s, 50s (2), and 60s; and females in their 10s and 60s. The Haddonfield tally now stands at 441.

The average confirmed-positive rate for January is 4.70 cases per day — 94 cases in 20 days — the highest since March 2020, when the first Haddonfield case was reported. The rates for December and November were 3.84 and 2.80 cases per day, on average, respectively.

COVID-19: Schools add eight cases

The Haddonfield School District today added eight new confirmed cases to its list of students and staff who have tested positive for COVID-19. This brings the total number of those infected to 116.

Gender:

  • Male — 50
  • Female — 66

Age:

  • Child — 93
  • Adult — 23

Level:

  • District — 2
  • Elementary — 41
  • Middle — 32
  • High — 41

One-day record for new COVID-19 cases

Haddonfield set a new record on Friday (January 15, 2021), when the Camden County Department of Health reported 11 new confirmed cases among Haddonfield residents. The local tally, which hit 400 on Thursday, now stands at 411.

The report today included six males (10s x 2, 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s) and five females (J, 10s, 30s, 60s, 70s). The deaths of six Haddondfield residents have been attributed to COVID-19, the most recent on December 8.

The rate of infection in Haddonfield is 35.45 per 1,000 of population. That’s more than one per 30 residents.

Camden County’s total rose today above 33,000. It now stands at 33,084, with 833 fatalities. The county’s infection rate is 64.41.

For New Jersey: 555,299 cases and 18,229 fatalities. The statewide infection rate is 63.16.

Haddonfield’s public schools surpassed the 100 mark on January 5. The tally of cases now stands at 108: 48 males and 60 females. With 23 cases so far in January, the public schools are on pace to set a record for the number of new cases in a month. (December 41; November 40.)

In commenting on the latest report on Friday, County Commissioner Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. said, “Over the last seven days, we are averaging approximately 290 new cases of COVID-19 per day, an 11 percent increase from Jan. 1. While this surge hasn’t appeared to hit our community quite as hard as the post-Thanksgiving spike, no one should feel good about where we are with regards to viral activity. New Jersey set new records this week for daily cases, and 158 lives have been lost in Camden County in just the last 30 days. Please continue to treat this pandemic with the caution it deserves. Wear a mask, wash your hands, and social distance.”

COVID-19 has hit 1 in 30 residents

Today — January 11, 2021 — the number of COVID-19 cases reported for Haddonfield residents reached 389. Based on Haddonfield’s population of 11,593 (2010 Census), that translates to 33.55 per 1,000 or 1 in 30 persons.

Camden County today hit 62.28 per 1,000, based on a population of 513,657. New Jersey’s rate is slightly lower: 60.62 per 1,000, based on a population of 8,791,894. (2010 Census)

Haddonfield’s toll is split 206 males, 182 females, and 1 unknown.

The age group most affected is the 10s: 41 males and 40 females, a total of 81 youth between the ages of 10 and 19.