(Gloucester Township, NJ) – The Camden County Department of Health is announcing 169 new positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases in Camden County to 53,305 and 1,251 total fatalities.
Of today’s 104 new cases, 45 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:
“It has been one month since the Camden County Health Department began warning about a new surge in COVID-19 cases caused by the Delta variant. Unfortunately, we have not yet seen many indications that this pattern is changing,” said County Commissioner Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “Although being vaccinated does not prevent 100% of infections, we are seeing that vaccinated residents seem to be vastly safer than those who haven’t gotten their shot.”
To date, 323,140 Camden County residents have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, while 291,807 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.