(Gloucester Township, NJ) – The Camden County Department of Health is announcing 35 additional confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Camden County. This brings the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases to 49,009 in Camden County today and 1,190 total fatalities.
“Today our team kicked off a new initiative to get students, staff, and teachers vaccinated within county schools, a crucial step in ending this pandemic and ensuring that schools can reopen fully in the fall,” said County Commissioner Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “Even with the number of new cases much lower than it has been in recent months, we will need to increase our vaccination rate to maintain this process long term. Reaching herd immunity is our only chance at ending this pandemic once and for all.”
The Department of Health is announcing 35 additional positive cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) identified in Camden County. Trace investigations are being facilitated with the patients and remain ongoing.
To date, 453,777 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered in Camden County. There are 257,377 people with at least one vaccine dose, and 215,580 people who are fully vaccinated.
The following information is currently available regarding new patients:
|New Patient 1:||MALE,||80s,||AUDUBON BOROUGH|
|New Patient 2:||FEMALE,||10s,||BARRINGTON BOROUGH|
|New Patient 3:||MALE,||JUVENILE,||BARRINGTON BOROUGH|
|New Patient 4:||MALE,||60s,||BELLMAWR BOROUGH|
|New Patient 5:||MALE,||40s,||CAMDEN CITY|
|New Patient 6:||FEMALE,||20s,||CAMDEN CITY|
|New Patient 7:||MALE,||10s,||CAMDEN CITY|
|New Patient 8:||FEMALE,||10s,||CAMDEN CITY|
|New Patient 9:||MALE,||20s,||CAMDEN CITY|
|New Patient 10:||FEMALE,||30s,||CAMDEN CITY|
|New Patient 11:||FEMALE,||30s,||CAMDEN CITY|
|New Patient 12:||MALE,||10s,||CAMDEN CITY|
|New Patient 13:||MALE,||50s,||CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 14:||FEMALE,||80s,||CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 15:||MALE,||30s,||CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 16:||MALE,||JUVENILE,||CHESILHURST BOROUGH|
|New Patient 17:||MALE,||50s,||GLOUCESTER CITY|
|New Patient 18:||MALE,||30s,||GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 19:||FEMALE,||30s,||GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 20:||FEMALE,||20s,||HADDON TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 21:||MALE,||20s,||HADDON TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 22:||FEMALE,||20s,||LINDENWOLD BOROUGH|
|New Patient 23:||FEMALE,||50s,||MOUNT EPHRAIM BOROUGH|
|New Patient 24:||MALE,||JUVENILE,||OAKLYN BOROUGH|
|New Patient 25:||FEMALE,||30s,||PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 26:||MALE,||70s,||PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 27:||MALE,||20s,||PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 28:||MALE,||50s,||PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 29:||MALE,||40s,||PINE HILL BOROUGH|
|New Patient 30:||FEMALE,||JUVENILE,||STRATFORD BOROUGH|
|New Patient 31:||MALE,||70s,||WATERFORD TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 32:||MALE,||10s,||WINSLOW TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 33:||MALE,||70s,||WINSLOW TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 34:||MALE,||JUVENILE,||WINSLOW TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 35:||FEMALE,||80s,||WINSLOW TOWNSHIP|
In addition, the county Department of Health is also announcing 2,357 confirmed resident cases and 1,384 staff cases have occurred out of the aggregate case load of 49,009 in our 56 long-term care facilities. At this time, 462 resident deaths have been reported from these facilities, as well as seven staff deaths, out of our 1,190 total fatalities countywide.
The county Health Department is currently working to trace close contacts of these newest cases. The investigations are still ongoing, and we will update the public with new developments as the information is gathered by our investigators.
For those residents who are having difficulty coping with the COVID-19 crisis, please call the Mental Health Association in New Jersey, Inc. at (877) 294- HELP (4357) between the hours of 8AM to 8PM for emotional support, guidance and mental health referrals as needed. For additional information and services, call Camden County’s Office of Mental Health & Addiction at (856) 374-6361.
Residents should call 9-1-1 during emergencies only, for those with questions or concerns related to the coronavirus, call the free, 24-hour public hotline at 2-1-1 or 1-800-962-1253, or text NJCOVID to 898-211. Residents should also download the COVID Alert NJ mobile application on their Apple or Android device where they can view the latest information regarding COVID-19 in the state and be notified of potential exposures to the virus.
Information regarding Camden County’s preparations, response, and general information provided to the public is available by visiting camdencounty.com. Residents should frequently check the county webpage and social media for up-to-date information.