New numbers show that despite a post-holiday increase in COVID-19 cases, Cape May County has the lowest cases rate per capita in New Jersey of any county. The Star-Ledger did a study of the number of cases from Dec. 31 to Jan. 6, and Cape May County came in at 18.8 cases per 10,000 residents. The next closest county in the State was Somerset County at 24.2 cases per 10,000 residents. The post-holiday bump does show the importance to follow the necessary health protocols to keep yourself and your families safe.
The County of Cape May Department of Health is announcing today that 46 new positive test samples were collected among County residents over the past several days. While Cape May County has recorded 4932 covid-19 cases during the pandemic, 4188 of those are now off quarantine.