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Posted on: January 6, 2021

[ARCHIVED] COVID-19 Update - 1/6/21

New Jersey residents can now preregister for the COVID-19 vaccine. It was announced today that over 450,000 people did so in the first 24 hours the website was live. The website is available at The information is entered by the individual who is signing up and will be notified when they are eligible to get a vaccination later if they are not in the one of the priority groups. Currently, vaccinations are taking place for health care workers and first responders. This now includes police and fire officials beginning tomorrow.

The County of Cape May Department of Health is announcing today that 91 new positive test samples were collected among County residents over the past several days. While Cape May County has recorded 4673 covid-19 cases during the pandemic, 3939 of those are now off quarantine.

Sadly, we are announcing the passing of a 77-year-old male from Dennis Township, “Please accept my deepest condolences for your family's loss,” said Cape May County Director Gerald Thornton. “Words cannot even begin to express my sorrow.”

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