(Gloucester Township, NJ) – The Camden County Department of Health is announcing 31 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:
“With new guidance asking vaccinated residents to resume indoor mask wearing, the message should be clear that this pandemic is not over,” said County Commissioner Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “Unlike the last time cases began to increase, we now have access to safe and effective vaccines that prevent serious illness and radically reduce your chance of becoming infected. We need everyone to get vaccinated as soon as possible.”
To date, 300,092 Camden County residents have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, while 275,356 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.