(Gloucester Township, NJ) – The Camden County Department of Health is announcing 133 new positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases in Camden County to 59,080 and 1,305 total fatalities.
Of today’s 133 new cases, 36 are among patients under 18 years old. The average age of the newly infected is 38 years old.
Today’s cases are involving residents living in the following municipalities:
“Over the last seven days we are averaging 102 new cases of COVID-19 each day, which is a slight decrease. Conversely, our test positivity rate has increased slightly to 5.3 percent” said Commissioner Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “If you haven’t gotten vaccinated, please make an appointment now at www.CamdenCountyVaccine.com.”
To date, 366,338 Camden County residents have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, while 311,433 are fully vaccinated and 26,496 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.