(Gloucester Township, NJ) – The Camden County Department of Health is announcing 9 new positive cases of COVID-19 which occurred between Thursday, May 11. Additionally, there was 4 cases detected through antigen testing, bringing the total number of cases 13. The aggregate number of confirmed positive cases in Camden County to 139,859 and 1,804 total fatalities.
The outcomes from these antigen tests, unlike the results from the polymerase chain reaction, (PCR) are probable positive cases. These daily numbers are added into our aggregated lab tested PCR metrics.
Of the 9 cases, 1 is among patients under 18 years old. The average age of the newly infected is 52 years old.
Thursday’s cases are involving residents living in the following municipalities:
To date, 427,006 Camden County residents have received at least one of the COVID-19 vaccine, 383,475 have received two doses and 254,948 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.
As the national public health emergency ends today, May 11, the county Health Department will no longer publish daily case counts unless the need arises in the future. The Health Department will continue to serve Camden County residents through weekly COVID-19 pop up vaccine clinics. For adults needing vaccines, please check our weekly pop-up vaccine schedule for your vaccine needs: www.camdencounty.com/service/covid-19-updates-and-preparations/vaccine-information/