(Gloucester Township, NJ) – The Camden County Department of Health is announcing 131 new positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases in Camden County to 54,195 and 1,257 total fatalities.
Of today’s 131 new cases, 32 are among patients under 18 years old. The average age of the newly infected is 35 years old.
Today’s cases are involving residents living in the following municipalities:
“As President Biden said, the unvaccinated minority is causing a lot of damage and their refusal has cost us all,” said County Commissioner Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “The Commissioner Board and the Department of Health are urging, as strongly as possible, that all unvaccinated residents get their shot.”
To date, 327,163 Camden County residents have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, while 295,257 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.