(Gloucester Township, NJ) – The Camden County Department of Health is announcing 101 new positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases in Camden County to 59,181 and 1,305 total fatalities.
Of today’s 101 new cases, 31 are among patients under 18 years old. The average age of the newly infected is 34 years old.
Today’s cases are involving residents living in the following municipalities:
“Unfortunately, we are continuing to see the Delta variant maintain its iron grip on our region from cases to hospitalizations. More than 95 percent of our cases now are from the Delta strain,” said Commissioner Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “If you haven’t gotten vaccinated, please make an appointment now at www.CamdenCountyVaccine.com.”
To date, 367,419 Camden County residents have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, while 311,723 are fully vaccinated and 27,294 have received a third dose. More information regarding vaccination rates throughout the county and available on the state’s COVID-19 dashboard at covid19.nj.gov.
The county Health Department is continuing to closely track new cases of COVID-19 and information regarding the prevalence of the Delta variant. New cases are often reassigned to other municipalities over the course of an investigation.
More information regarding Camden County’s preparations and response related to the COVID-19 pandemic is available by visiting camdencounty.com. Residents should frequently check the county webpage and social media for up-to-date information.