The Camden County Department of Health reported today that two Haddonfield residents have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, COVID-19: a female in her 10s, and a female in her 80s. This brings the total number of confirmed cases locally to 132, with five fatalities.
In Camden County, the total number of cases stands at 11,467, with 562 deaths. For New Jersey, 217,804 cases with 14,413 confirmed deaths and an additional 1,789 probable deaths.
Rates per 1,000 of population are: Haddonfield 11.39; Camden County 22.32; New Jersey 24.52.
The transmission rate — a key metric — now stands at 1.18. (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 most weekdays.