(Gloucester Township, NJ) – The Camden County Department of Health is announcing 53 new positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases in Camden County to 51,089 and 1,242 total fatalities.
Of today’s 53 new cases, ten are among patients under 18 years old. The average age of the newly infected is 39 years old.
Today’s cases are involving residents living in the following municipalities:
“With school years starting over the next several weeks, it is even more important that parents get their eligible children and teens vaccinated,” said County Commissioner Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “The vaccines are safe and effective. If you have any questions about vaccine efficacy or whether the vaccine right for your child, I strongly urge you to seek those answers with your doctor or another trusted health professional.”
To date, 308,278 Camden County residents have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, while 280,110 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.