(Gloucester Township, NJ) – The Camden County Department of Health is announcing 68 new positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases in Camden County to 50,566 and 1,238 total fatalities.
Today’s cases are involving residents living in the following municipalities:
“We have been through this before, and we know that things can get a lot worse before they get better,” said County Commissioner Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “The difference between this surge and the last one is that now we have free, safe, and effective vaccines available that turn COVID-19 into a mostly preventable disease. We need everyone to get vaccinated to put this pandemic behind us. If you are not vaccinated, get your shot as soon as possible.”
To date, 304,148 Camden County residents have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, while 277,850 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.