The Camden County Department of Health reported today that a female Haddonfield resident in her 70s has succumbed to the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. The total number of deaths locally now stands at five — three males and two females.
The number of cases reported for Haddonfield residents is 116 — 64 males and 52 females. One person in 100 in Haddonfield now has been confirmed positive for COVID-19. (116 out of 11,592*), a milestones reached yesterday (September 29) when a male in his 10s was added to the list of Haddonfield residents who have tested positive.
In Camden County, the total number of cases stands at 10,674, with 555 deaths. For New Jersey, 205,275 cases with 14,335 confirmed deaths and an additional 1,787 probable deaths.
The transmission rate — a key metric — rose today to 1.15, down from 1.139 yesterday. (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.
- 2010 Census