(Gloucester Township, NJ) – The Camden County Department of Health is announcing 7 new positive cases of COVID-19 which occurred between Tuesday, May 9. Additionally, there was 1 case detected through antigen testing, bringing the total number of cases 8. The aggregate number of confirmed positive cases in Camden County to 139,836 and 1,804 total fatalities.
The outcomes from these antigen tests, unlike the results from the polymerase chain reaction, (PCR) are probable positive cases. These daily numbers are added into our aggregated lab tested PCR metrics.
Of the 7 cases, 0 are among patients under 18 years old. The average age of the newly infected is 59 years old.
Tuesday’s cases are involving residents living in the following municipalities:
For adults needing vaccines, please check our weekly pop-up vaccine schedule for your vaccine needs: www.camdencounty.com/service/covid-19-updates-and-preparations/vaccine-information/
To date, 427,025 Camden County residents have received at least one of the COVID-19 vaccine, 383,470 have received two doses and 254,922 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 Omicron 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.