(Gloucester Township, NJ) – The Camden County Department of Health is announcing 356 new positive cases of COVID-19 which occurred between Saturday, September 11, and Monday, September 13, as well as five new deaths caused by COVID-19 over that same span, bringing the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases in Camden County to 54,682and 1,262 total fatalities.
Of this weekend’s 356 new cases, 117 are among patients under 18 years old. The average age of the newly infected is 31 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 we enter a new school year, we continue to see case counts at elevated levels and our transmission rate is higher than this same time last year,” said Commissioner Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “Unlike last year, we have the tools to reverse this trend. If everyone gets vaccinated, we can end this surge in cases and put this pandemic behind us. Don’t wait any longer, get your shot before it’s too late.”
To date, 329,285 Camden County residents have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, while 297,046 are fully vaccinated. 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.