The Camden County Department of Health reported today that four Haddonfield residents have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, COVID-19: a female in her 10s (on October 11), a male in his 20s (October 11), and two females in their 20s October 10 and 11). This brings the total number of confirmed cases locally to 124, with five fatalities.
The female in her 10s is a student at Haddonfield Memorial High School. The School District advised parents and staff of that news on Saturday. Read Superintendent Klaus’s letter HERE.
In Camden County, the total number of cases stands at 11,308, with 559 deaths. For New Jersey, 215,085 cases with 14,394 confirmed deaths and an additional 1,791 probable deaths.
Rates per 1,000 of population are: Haddonfield 10.70; Camden County 22.01; New Jersey 24.22.
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.