(Gloucester Township, NJ) – The Camden County Department of Health is announcing 219 new positive cases of COVID-19 which occurred Tuesday, January 25. Additionally, there were 135 cases detected through antigen testing, bringing the total number of cases to 354. The aggregate number of confirmed positive cases in Camden County to 99,512 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 219 cases, 46 are among patients under 18 years old. The average age of the newly infected is 39 years old.
Tuesday’s cases are involving residents living in the following municipalities:
“It’s reassuring to see these daily case numbers decrease after the latest surge of COVID-19,” said Commissioner Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “But as always, we need to be mindful of health and safety guidelines so we can continue moving in the right direction. Mask up, get tested and most importantly get vaccinated and boosted. Being fully vaccinated can be the difference between life or death, as we’ve seen so often over the course of this pandemic. 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, 396,059 Camden County residents have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, while 341,754 have received two doses and 154,681 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.