The Camden County Department of Health is announcing 356 new positive cases of COVID-19 which occurred between Saturday, Sept. 11, and Monday, Sept. 13, as well as five new deaths caused by COVID-19 over that same span.
Between Wednesday, Sept. 8 and Friday, Sept. 10, the county announced 436 new positive cases of COVID.
The addition of this weekend’s cases brings the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases in Camden County to 54,682 and 1,262 total fatalities.
Of the 792 new cases in the past week, 220 are among patients under 18 years old. The average age of the newly infected has ranged from 31 years old to 36 years old since Wednesday. To see average age on individual days, visit www.camdencounty.com/news.
An aggregate list of cases between Sept. 8 and Monday Sept. 14 involve residents living in the following municipalities:
For reports of cases on individual days, visit www.camdencounty.com/news.
“As we enter a new school year, we continue to see case counts at elevated levels and our transmission rate is higher than this same time last year,” said Commissioner Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “Unlike last year, we have the tools to reverse this trend. If everyone gets vaccinated, we can end this surge in cases and put this pandemic behind us. Don’t wait any longer, get your shot before it’s too late.”
To date, 329,285 Camden County residents have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, while 297,046 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.