(Gloucester Township, NJ) – The Camden County Department of Health is announcing 156 new positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases in Camden County to 55,052 and 1,262 total fatalities.
Of today’s 156 new cases, 34 are among patients under 18 years old. The average age of the newly infected is 37 years old.
Today’s cases are involving residents living in the following municipalities:
“Camden County now has over 298,000 residents that are fully vaccinated, and we need to keep pushing that number up. The Delta variant is spread much easier and much faster than the COVID-19 we were battling last year,” said County Commissioner Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “To those who have been waiting to get your shot, do not wait any longer.”
To date, 331,668 Camden County residents have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, while 298,885 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.