(Gloucester Township, NJ) – The Camden County Department of Health is announcing 52 new positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases in Camden County to 57,430 and 1,291 total fatalities.
Of today’s 52 new cases, 7 are among patients under 18 years old. The average age of the newly infected is 42 years old.
Today’s cases are involving residents living in the following municipalities:
“Unfortunately, we are continuing to see the Delta variant maintain its grip on our region from cases to hospitalizations. Over the last seven days, we are averaging 134 new cases of COVID-19 each day and we now have 403 South Jersey residents in area hospitals, which is still extremely high from where we were back in the beginning of July,” said Commissioner Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “If you haven’t done so already, please get vaccinated now.”
To date, 346,358 Camden County residents have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, while 305,949 are fully vaccinated and 12,837 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.