(Gloucester Township, NJ) – The Camden County Department of Health is announcing 83 new positive cases of COVID-19 which occurred on Wednesday, November 17, bringing the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases in Camden County to 61,222 and 1,345 total fatalities.
Of the 83 new cases, 27 are among patients under 18 years old. The average age of the newly infected is 31 years old.
Wednesday’s cases are involving residents living in the following municipalities:
“Cases are still being recorded, which means we can’t let our guard down when it comes to this virus,” said Commissioner Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “We need to keep listening to the advice of experts. If you haven’t already done so, please get vaccinated if you’re recommended to receive a booster, please do. You can make an appointment at the Camden County Health Hub by visiting www.CamdenCountyVaccine.com.”
To date, 419,457 Camden County residents have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, while 317,862 are fully vaccinated and 63,260 have received a third dose of Moderna and or Pfizer. Data on amount of Johnson & Johnson booster shots administered was unavailable as of Wednesday. 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.