(Gloucester Township, NJ) – The Camden County Department of Health is announcing 78 new positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases in Camden County to 59,706 and 1,315 total fatalities.
Of today’s 78 new cases, 16 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:
“We are still averaging 76 new cases per day this week. This pandemic is not over,” said Commissioner Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “If you haven’t gotten vaccinated, please make an appointment at the Camden County Health Hub by visiting www.CamdenCountyVaccine.com.”
To date, 380,222 Camden County residents have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, while 313,919 are fully vaccinated and 39,668 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.