(Gloucester Township, NJ) – The Camden County Department of Health is announcing 50 new positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases in Camden County to 50,199 and 1,237 total fatalities.
Today’s cases are involving residents living in the following municipalities:
“We haven’t seen this many cases in a single day since the middle of May, and every indication points to case counts continuing to increase,” said County Commissioner Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “The Delta variant dramatically increases the transmissibility of COVID-19 compared to the variant we faced last year. If you are unvaccinated, you are at risk. Get protected before it is too late.”
To date, 300,457 Camden County residents have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, while 275,621 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.