(Gloucester Township, NJ) – The Camden County Department of Health is announcing 94 new positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases in Camden County to 52,255 and 1,245 total fatalities.
Of today’s 94 new cases, 13 are among patients under 18 years old. The average age of the newly infected is 32 years old.
Today’s cases are involving residents living in the following municipalities:
“We are hopeful that yesterday’s announcement of full approval for the Pfizer vaccine is the reassurance that many needed to get their vaccination,” said County Commissioner Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “This pandemic won’t end until everyone gets protected. The vast majority of today’s cases and hospitalizations could have been prevented with vaccination. We can end this crisis, but we have to act now.”
To date, 315,173 Camden County residents have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, while 285,639 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.