(Gloucester Township, NJ) – The Camden County Department of Health is announcing 22 additional confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Camden County. This brings the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases to 49,207 in Camden County today and 1,203 total fatalities.
“With the mask mandate set to end in New Jersey tomorrow for most indoor spaces, there is no time to waste if you have not yet been vaccinated,” said County Commissioner Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “This virus is still active in our community, even if the speed of transmission has been diminished thanks to increasing vaccination rates. If you haven’t gotten your shot yet, make sure you get protected as soon as possible and help us put an end to this crisis.”
The Department of Health is announcing 22 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, 469,123 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered in Camden County. There are 265,351 people with at least one vaccine dose, and 223,593 people who are fully vaccinated.
The following information is currently available regarding new patients:
|New Patient 1:||FEMALE,||90s,||BARRINGTON BOROUGH|
|New Patient 2:||MALE,||20s,||BERLIN BOROUGH|
|New Patient 3:||FEMALE,||40s,||CAMDEN CITY|
|New Patient 4:||FEMALE,||40s,||CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 5:||MALE,||30s,||COLLINGSWOOD BOROUGH|
|New Patient 6:||FEMALE,||40s,||COLLINGSWOOD BOROUGH|
|New Patient 7:||FEMALE,||20s,||GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 8:||FEMALE,||40s,||GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 9:||FEMALE,||20s,||GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 10:||MALE,||80s,||GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 11:||FEMALE,||50s,||HADDONFIELD BOROUGH|
|New Patient 12:||MALE,||JUVENILE,||LAUREL SPRINGS BOROUGH|
|New Patient 13:||MALE,||30s,||LINDENWOLD BOROUGH|
|New Patient 14:||MALE,||20s,||MERCHANTVILLE BOROUGH|
|New Patient 15:||FEMALE,||JUVENILE,||PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 16:||MALE,||40s,||PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 17:||MALE,||50s,||PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 18:||MALE,||60s,||PINE HILL BOROUGH|
|New Patient 19:||MALE,||40s,||PINE HILL BOROUGH|
|New Patient 20:||MALE,||50s,||VOORHEES TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 21:||FEMALE,||40s,||WINSLOW TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 22:||MALE,||60s,||WINSLOW TOWNSHIP|
In addition, the county Department of Health is also announcing 2,362 confirmed resident cases and 1,387 staff cases have occurred out of the aggregate case load of 49,207 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 1,203 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.