(Gloucester Township, NJ) – The Camden County Department of Health is announcing 18 new positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases in Camden County to 49,944 and 1,236 total fatalities.
Today’s cases are involving residents living in the following municipalities:
“Headlines from around the country are noting the rise in COVID-19 cases since June,” said County Commissioner Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “The fact remains that the vast majority of these cases are among individuals who have not gotten vaccinated. Protecting yourself is as easy as one shot and a ten minute observation period. Do not wait until this disease affects your family to get vaccinated.”
To date, 296,173 Camden County residents have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, while 269,646 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.