(Gloucester Township, NJ) – The Camden County Department of Health is announcing 157 new positive cases of COVID-19 which occurred on Tuesday, December 7, bringing the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases in Camden County to 63,992 and 1,370 total fatalities.
Of the 157 new cases, 31 are among patients under 18 years old. The average age of the newly infected is 37 years old.
Tuesday’s cases are involving residents living in the following municipalities:
“With the weather getting colder and more people spending time inside, now is the time to get vaccinated and get your booster shot if you haven’t already done so,” said Commissioner Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “Vaccines are the best tool we have in the fight against this pandemic so please get yours. You can make an appointment for your first or second dose or your booster shot at the Camden County Health Hub by visiting www.CamdenCountyVaccine.com.”
To date, 457,440 Camden County residents have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, while 324,039 are fully vaccinated and 90,167 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.