(Gloucester Township, NJ) – The Camden County Department of Health is announcing 16 additional confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Camden County. This brings the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases to 49,338 in Camden County today and 1,204 total fatalities.
“Even with mask mandates lifted, gatherings expanded, and other restrictions removed, we continue to see our COVID-19 numbers drop, evidence that our vaccination efforts are having a real impact,” said County Commissioner Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “Every day our team hears from residents who are willing to get the vaccine but have been waiting for various reasons. If you haven’t been vaccinated, do not wait another day longer. Appointment scheduling, long lines, and tiered eligibility systems are all things of the past – just show up to one of our sites and be done in less than fifteen minutes.”
The Department of Health is announcing 16 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, 480,625 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered in Camden County. There are 271,470 people with at least one vaccine dose, and 229,450 people who are fully vaccinated.
The following information is currently available regarding new patients:
|New Patient 1:||FEMALE,||40s,||BERLIN TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 2:||FEMALE,||50s,||CAMDEN CITY|
|New Patient 3:||MALE,||70s,||CAMDEN CITY|
|New Patient 4:||MALE,||50s,||CAMDEN CITY|
|New Patient 5:||MALE,||70s,||CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 6:||MALE,||30s,||CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 7:||FEMALE,||20s,||GLOUCESTER CITY|
|New Patient 8:||FEMALE,||90s,||GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 9:||MALE,||20s,||GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 10:||MALE,||40s,||GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 11:||MALE,||80s,||GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 12:||MALE,||30s,||HI-NELLA BOROUGH|
|New Patient 13:||FEMALE,||30s,||MAGNOLIA BOROUGH|
|New Patient 14:||MALE,||20s,||MOUNT EPHRAIM BOROUGH|
|New Patient 15:||MALE,||JUVENILE,||WINSLOW TOWNSHIP|
|New Patient 16:||MALE,||20s,||WINSLOW TOWNSHIP|
In addition, the county Department of Health is also announcing 2,362 confirmed resident cases and 1,390 staff cases have occurred out of the aggregate case load of 49,338 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 1,204 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.