(Gloucester Township, NJ) – The Camden County Department of Health is announcing 91 new positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases in Camden County to 51,180 and 1,242 total fatalities.
Of today’s 91 new cases, 23 are among patients under 18 years old. The average age of the newly infected is 33 years old.
Today’s cases are involving residents living in the following municipalities:
“This virus is still active in our community and it is still putting people at risk of serious disease, hospitalization, and worse,” said County Commissioner Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “The data shows that the risk of contracting the virus is significantly lower once you’re vaccinated, and the risk of severe illness or death is nearly zero once you’re protected. Don’t wait until it’s too late. Get your shot now.”
To date, 309,017 Camden County residents have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, while 280,565 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.