(Gloucester Township, NJ) – The Camden County Department of Health is announcing 267 new positive cases of COVID-19 which occurred Friday December 17, bringing the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases in Camden County to 66,222 and 1,379 total fatalities.
Of the 267 new cases, 74 are among patients under 18 years old. The average age of the newly infected is 33 years old.
Friday’s cases are involving residents living in the following municipalities:
“Now is the time to take all of the necessary precautions to stay safe and healthy,” said Commissioner Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “Mask up, get your booster and if you haven’t been vaccinated yet, please do so. 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.”
The state’s vaccination dashboard was not updated as of Friday afternoon.
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.