Thursday, May 19, 2022

Camden County announces 278 new COVID cases

Of the 278 new cases, 61 are among patients under 18 years old. The average age of the newly infected is 34 years old.

The Camden County Department of Health is announcing 278 new positive cases of COVID-19 which occurred between Saturday, Nov. 27 and Monday, Nov. 29, bringing the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases in Camden County to 62,598 and 1,363 total fatalities.

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Of the 278 new cases, 61 are among patients under 18 years old. The average age of the newly infected is 34 years old.

This weekend’s aggregate list of cases involve residents living in the following municipalities:

Audubon 6
Audubon Park 0
Barrington 7
Bellmawr 1
Berlin Boro 4
Berlin Twp. 4
Brooklawn 2
Camden 43
Cherry Hill 42
Chesilhurst 0
Clementon 3
Collingswood 5
Gibbsboro 2
Gloucester City
8
Gloucester Twp.
28
Haddon Heights
1
Haddon Twp. 4
Haddonfield 4
Hi-Nella 0
Laurel Springs
0
Lawnside 0
Lindenwold 14
Magnolia 4
Merchantville 0
Mount Ephraim
1
Oaklyn 1
Pennsauken 22
Pine Hill 3
Pine Valley 0
Runnemede 7
Somerdale 2
Stratford 12
Tavistock 0
Voorhees Twp.
13
Waterford Twp.
5
Winslow Twp. 29
Woodlynne 1
Unknown 0

 

“As the weather gets colder and people spend more time inside, we’re seeing an uptick in daily cases,” said Commissioner Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “Health officials are continuing to monitor the cases, but I cannot emphasize enough how important vaccines and booster shots are. Those tools are the best we have in our fight against this pandemic. You can make an appointment for your first or second dose or your booster shot at the Camden County Health Hub by visiting www.CamdenCountyVaccine.com.”

To date, 441,353 Camden County residents have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, while 319,436 are fully vaccinated and 78,543 have received a third dose. 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.

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