For vaccine information on where, when, who, and how, please visit capemaycountynj.gov. The New Jersey Health Department reports that 12,143 doses of the vaccine have been administered in Cape May County when combining the vaccine doses given out by the Cape May County Department of Health and other entities. This total number of doses includes a combination of first and second doses.
COVID-19 cases are down again in Cape May County. New positive cases were down 10% when studying Jan. 23 to Feb. 1 compared to the seven days prior. When reviewing Jan. 16 to Feb. 1, compared to the 14 days prior, cases decreased 20%. This data reflects that the County has moved past the post-holiday period, but there remains an importance on social distancing, washing your hands frequently for 20 seconds at a time, wearing a face covering, and sanitizing high touch areas, to keep you and your family safe.
The Cape May County Department of Health is announcing today that 38 new positive test samples were collected among County residents over the past several days. While Cape May County has recorded 6017 COVID-19 cases during the pandemic, 5343 of those are now off quarantine. Additionally, there is 1 new out of county positive case that is included in the Non-resident Active Cases listed below.
Sadly, today we are announcing the passing of a 69-year-old female from Middle Township and 78-year-old male from Wildwood. “My heart goes out to the families of those who lost their loved ones,” said Cape May County Commissioner Director Gerald Thornton. “May your memories give you peace and comfort.”