Three-day count from CamCo surges to 441 confirmed cases

For contrast, Camden County has, to date, injected 56,840 doses of vaccine, and residents have received a total of 214,493 doses.

The Camden County Department of Health announced 441 additional confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) confirmed between Saturday, March 20, and Monday, March 22. This brings the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases to 41,818 in Camden County today and 1,113 total fatalities.

“We are continuing to see a slight uptick in COVID-19 cases after a sustained decrease since the end of January,” said County Commissioner Director Louis Cappelli, Jr.

“While we are continuing to rollout vaccinations as quickly as possible, this virus is still a serious threat to the safety and wellbeing of our community. Please continue to take appropriate precautions to protect yourself and others. We are in the final stages of this fight, but the battle is not over.”

The Department of Health is announcing 441 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 2,327 confirmed resident cases and 1,328 staff cases have occurred out of the aggregate case load of 41,818 in our 56 long-term care facilities. At this time, 460 resident deaths have been reported from these facilities, as well as seven staff deaths, out of our 1,113 total fatalities countywide.

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 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. 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.

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.