The Camden County Department of Health is announcing 678 new positive cases of COVID-19 and 9 new deaths which occurred between Saturday, October 16, and Friday, October 22nd. One hundred seventy-eight (178) are among patients under 18 years old. Seven (7) new cases were identified in Merchantville. The average age of the newly infected is 35.7 years old. Current NJ Dashboard data as of 10/20/2021 shows Merchantville residents improving on their vaccination status since 3 weeks ago. Residents who have received at least one dose age 12 and over increased from 85% to 87%; age 18 and over increased from 81% to 83%; age 30 and over went from 82% to 84%; and, age 65 and over from 97% to 100%. Merchantville's completed dose rate for age 12 and over improved from 81% to 82%; age 18 and over went from 76% to 78%; age 30 and over increased from 76% to 78% ; and, age 65 and over grew from 93% to 94%. NJ Covid-19 vaccination information. Keep up the good work - get vaccinated - get your booster!