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County sees 90 new COVID-19 cases

This brings the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases to 37,459 in Camden County today and 983 total fatalities. 

The Camden County Department of Health is announcing 90 additional confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Camden County. This brings the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases to 37,459 in Camden County today and 983 total fatalities.

“In the last seven days we are averaging approximately 106 new cases per day, our lowest mark since Nov. 2,” said County Commissioner Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “If we continue to take this pandemic seriously, we can keep driving cases down. As the number of vaccinated persons in the county increases, we can expect to see the spread of this virus diminish even further. If we work together just a few more months, the state of this pandemic could change dramatically.”

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.

The Department of Health is announcing 90 additional positive cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) identified in Camden County. Trace investigations are being facilitated with the patients and remain ongoing.

In addition, the county Department of Health is also announcing 2,272 confirmed resident cases and 1,290 staff cases have occurred out of the aggregate case load of 37,459 in our 56 long-term care facilities. At this time, 445 resident deaths have been reported from these facilities, as well as seven staff deaths, out of our 983 total fatalities countywide.

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