(Gloucester Township, NJ) – The Camden County Department of Health is announcing 110 new positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases in Camden County to 52,475 and 1,245 total fatalities.
Of today’s 110 new cases, 27 are among patients under 18 years old. The average age of the newly infected is 32 years old.
Today’s cases are involving residents living in the following municipalities:
“This time last year, we were seeing roughly 22 new cases per day. Today, we are averaging approximately 104,” said County Commissioner Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “Having already seen how quickly viral transmission can increase when the weather cools off and more of our activities move indoors, we can’t afford to let this wave stay on its current trajectory. Masks and social distancing are still necessary, and most importantly, we need everyone to get vaccinated.”
To date, 317,481 Camden County residents have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, while 287,920 are fully vaccinated. 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.