(Gloucester Township, NJ) – The Camden County Department of Health is announcing 183 new positive cases of COVID-19 which occurred Tuesday December 14, bringing the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases in Camden County to 65,484 and 1,379 total fatalities.
Of the 183 new cases, 59 are among patients under 18 years old. The average age of the newly infected is 30 years old.
Tuesday’s cases are involving residents living in the following municipalities:
“As the holidays are quickly approaching, now is the time to get vaccinated and get your booster shot,” said Commissioner Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “The Camden County Health Hub is adding additional hours to its schedule for COVID vaccine appointments on Wednesday, Dec. 15. The clinic will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for first and second doses, adult boosters, pediatric doses and boosters for children ages 16 and 17. 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, 373,014 Camden County residents have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, while 327,926 are fully vaccinated and 102,714 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.