CamCo reports 33 new COVID cases

Mass vaccination effort continues to cut into the daily average number of cases over last six weeks.

The Camden County Department of Health on Friday announced 33 additional confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Camden County. This brings the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases to 49,042 in Camden County today and 1,190 total fatalities.

“With more than 216,000 county residents already fully vaccinated, we have made incredible strides in our pursuit of achieving herd immunity,” said County Commissioner Director Louis Cappelli, Jr.

“That said, we still have a long way to go until we’ve stopped the spread of this virus in our community. If you haven’t gotten your shot yet, please visit our vaccine center or another provider as soon as possible to get protected and help put this pandemic behind us.”

Trace investigations are being facilitated with the patients and remain ongoing.

To date, 456,653 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered in Camden County. There are 259,056 people with at least one vaccine dose, and 216,897 people who are fully vaccinated.

The following information is currently available regarding new patients:

New Patient 1: MALE, 30s, BERLIN BOROUGH
New Patient 2: FEMALE, 80s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 3: FEMALE, 20s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 4: MALE, 20s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 5: MALE, JUVENILE, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 6: FEMALE, 10s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 7: FEMALE, 30s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 8: MALE, JUVENILE, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 9: FEMALE, 40s, CAMDEN CITY
New Patient 10: FEMALE, 20s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 11: MALE, 30s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 12: MALE, 70s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 13: FEMALE, 90s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 14: FEMALE, 40s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 15: MALE, 40s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 16: MALE, 50s, CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
New Patient 17: FEMALE, JUVENILE, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Patient 18: FEMALE, 30s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Patient 19: FEMALE, 70s, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
New Patient 20: MALE, 10s, LINDENWOLD BOROUGH
New Patient 21: FEMALE, 40s, MOUNT EPHRAIM BOROUGH
New Patient 22: MALE, 10s, PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP
New Patient 23: FEMALE, 50s, PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP
New Patient 24: FEMALE, 30s, PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP
New Patient 25: MALE, 20s, PINE HILL BOROUGH
New Patient 26: MALE, 50s, PINE HILL BOROUGH
New Patient 27: FEMALE, 40s, RUNNEMEDE BOROUGH
New Patient 28: FEMALE, 60s, SOMERDALE BOROUGH
New Patient 29: MALE, 20s, VOORHEES TOWNSHIP
New Patient 30: FEMALE, 10s, VOORHEES TOWNSHIP
New Patient 31: MALE, 40s, WINSLOW TOWNSHIP
New Patient 32: MALE, 30s, WINSLOW TOWNSHIP
New Patient 33: FEMALE, 10s, WINSLOW TOWNSHIP

In addition, the county Department of Health is also announcing 2,357 confirmed resident cases and 1,386 staff cases have occurred out of the aggregate case load of 49,042 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 1,190 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 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. 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.