Camden County Department of Health announces 50 new positive cases of COVID-19 which took place on Wednesday, February 23rd. In addition, 4 cases were detected through antigen testing, bringing the total number of cases up 54. The total number of confirmed positive cases in Camden County to 103,673 and 1,586 th most common total deaths.
The results of these antigen tests, in contrast to the results of the polymerase chain reaction (PCR), are likely positive cases. These daily figures are added to our aggregated laboratory-tested PCR metrics.
Of the 50 cases 8 is among patients under 18 years of age. The average age of the newly infected is 41 years old.
Wednesday The cases concern residents who live in the following municipalities:
“Seeing these numbers constantly falling is definitely a step in the right direction,” said Commissioner Louis Cappelli, Jr. “But we need to keep this momentum up. It’s especially important that you get tested if you feel symptomatic and most importantly, get vaccinated and boosted. You can make an appointment for your first or second dose or your booster. shots at the Camden County Health Hub by visiting www.CamdenCountyVaccine.com. “
Operating hours at the Camden County Health Hub Vaccine Clinic run from 1pm to 4pm Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays and 11am to 5pm on Thursdays. This includes booster shots for ages 12-17.
To date, 401,549 Residents of Camden County have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine while 348,522 has received two doses and 164,298 has received a third dose. More information on county-wide vaccination rates and available at the state COVID-19 dashboard at covid19.nj.gov.
The county health ministry continues to follow new cases of COVID-19 closely and information on the occurrence of the Omicron variant. New cases are often relocated to other municipalities during an investigation.
For more information on Camden County’s preparations and response to the COVID-19 pandemic, visit camdencounty.com. Residents should often check the county’s website and social media for updated information.