(Gloucester Township, NJ) – The Camden County Department of Health is announcing 1,603 new positive cases of COVID-19 which occurred between Saturday, January 22 and Monday, January 24. Additionally, there were 337 cases detected through antigen testing, bringing the total number of cases to 1,940. The aggregate number of confirmed positive cases in Camden County to 99,293 and 1,493 total fatalities.
The outcomes from these antigen tests, unlike the results from the polymerase chain reaction, (PCR) are probable positive cases. These daily numbers are added into our aggregated lab tested PCR metrics.
Of the 1,603 cases, 367 are among patients under 18 years old. The average age of the newly infected is 37 years old.
Saturday’s cases are involving residents living in the following municipalities:
Sunday’s cases are involving residents living in the following municipalities:
Monday’s cases are involving residents living in the following municipalities:
“As always, I want to remind everyone that this pandemic is not over, despite the decreasing case counts,” said Commissioner Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “While the numbers appear to be moving in the right direction, we still need to mask up, get tested and most of all, get vaccinated and boosted. All adults are eligible for booster shots and now booster shots for ages 12-17 was approved by the U.S. FDA. 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.”
New operational hours at the Camden County Health Hub vaccine clinic have shifted to 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursdays. This includes booster shots for ages 12-17.
To date, 395,718 Camden County residents have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, while 341,461 have received two doses and 154,158 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 Omicron 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.