(Gloucester Township, NJ) – The Camden County Department of Health is announcing 325 new positive cases of COVID-19 which occurred on Wednesday, December 22 bringing the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases in Camden County to 67,532 and 1,383 total fatalities.
Of the 325 new cases, 77 are among patients under 18 years old. The average age of the newly infected is 34 years old.
Wednesday’s cases are involving residents living in the following municipalities:
“We cannot let our guard down when it comes to this virus, the numbers clearly show that this isn’t over,” said Commissioner Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “As many people plan to gather for the holidays, please use common sense. If you’re feeling sick, don’t go. If you’re interacting with people outside of your household in a crowded space, wear a mask that fits tightly over your mouth and nose. And importantly, get vaccinated and get your booster shot.”
To date, 378,713 Camden County residents have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, while 331,059 are fully vaccinated and 116,950 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.