(Gloucester Township, NJ) – The Camden County Department of Health is announcing 139 new positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases in Camden County to 56,104 and 1,273 total fatalities.
Of today’s 139 new cases, 44 are among patients under 18 years old. The average age of the newly infected is 34 years old.
Today’s cases are involving residents living in the following municipalities:
“The Delta variant is spread much easier and much faster than the COVID-19 we were battling last year. However, vaccinated individuals’ risk of becoming infected is much less,” said County Commissioner Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “If you haven’t been vaccinated yet, do not wait any longer.”
To date, 335,058 Camden County residents have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, while 302,375 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.