Camden County sees surge in cases following Thanksgiving
The Camden County Department of Health announces new positive cases of COVID-19.
From Tuesday 29 Nov to Tuesday 6 Dec, The county Department of Health announced 722 positive cases of COVID-19 and seven new deaths related to COVID. In addition, 169 cases were detected by antigen testing, giving the total number of cases 891 for the week.
Of the 722 cases 99 were among patients under the age of 18. The average age of the newly infected was 45 years.
The daily case average for this week was 90, a sharp increase from the previous week’s average of 60 cases per day.
The aggregate number of cases from November 29 to December 6 affected residents in the following areas:
From Wednesday, December 7th until Tuesday, 13.12. This was announced by the district health department 623 new positive cases of COVID-19 and six new COVID-related deaths.
The total number of confirmed positive cases in Camden County is 131,867 and 1,752 total deaths.
The results of these antigen tests, in contrast to the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) results, are likely positive cases. These daily numbers are added to our aggregated lab-tested PCR metrics.
Of the 623 cases 103 belong to the patients under 18 years of age. The average age of the newly infected is 46 Year old.
The aggregate caseload from December 7-13 affected residents in the following areas:
The daily case average for the week of December 7-13 is 89, almost the same as the week before. To see the daily case breakdown visit www.camdencounty.com/news.
The Health Hub is now open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2pm to 6pm. You can make an appointment with the Camden County Health Hub by visiting www.CamdenCountyVaccine.com.
To date, 426,483 Camden County residents have received at least one of the COVID-19 vaccines 381,255 received two cans and 252,247 received a third dose. For more information on county-wide immunization coverage and the state’s COVID-19 dashboard, visit covid19.nj.gov.
The county health department continues to closely track new cases of COVID-19 and information on the prevalence of the Omicron variant. New cases are often redistributed to other municipalities in the course of an investigation.
For more information on Camden County’s preparations and response to the COVID-19 pandemic, visit camdencounty.com. Residents should regularly check the county website and social media for up-to-date information.