(Gloucester Township, NJ) – The Camden County Department of Health is announcing 257 new positive cases of COVID-19 which occurred on Tuesday, December 21, bringing the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases in Camden County to 67,207 and 1,383 total fatalities.
Of the 257 new cases, 67 are among patients under 18 years old. The average age of the newly infected is 33 years old.
Tuesday’s cases are involving residents living in the following municipalities:
“With the rise in cases it’s crucial that people take all of the necessary precautions to stay safe and healthy, especially with the holidays coming up,” said Commissioner Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “Get your booster, don’t go to a gathering if you’re feeling sick and wear a mask in crowded spaces where social distancing isn’t possible. 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, 377,942 Camden County residents have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, while 330,395 are fully vaccinated and 114,749 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.