(Gloucester Township, NJ) – The Camden County Department of Health is announcing 105 new positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases in Camden County to 51,886 and 1,242 total fatalities.
Of today’s 137 new cases, 31 are among patients under 18 years old. The average age of the newly infected is 31 years old.
Today’s cases are involving residents living in the following municipalities:
“This is the largest single day case total we have seen in several months. This new wave of cases has shown no signs of slowing down yet,” said County Commissioner Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “The best way to protect yourself continues to be the vaccines which are readily available throughout the community. This fast, free, and simple vaccination dramatically reduces the risk of infection, hospitalization, and death due to COVID-19.”
To date, 312,975 Camden County residents have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, while 283,611 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.