For vaccine information on where, when, who, and how, please visit capemaycountynj.gov. The Cape May County Department of Health administered 286 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine on March 10, 2021, for a total of 12434 doses so far. The New Jersey Health Department reports that 41,117 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.
Cape May County reached 40,000 vaccine doses administered on Wednesday afternoon. This comes on the news that several businesses groups will be going to 50% beginning on March 19. Gov. Phil Murphy announced that restaurants, gyms, personal care services, and casinos would all be allowed to operate at half capacity at 6 A.M. on March. 19.
“It is encouraging to see the vaccination numbers continue to grow and while we understand that vaccine doses remain limited at this time, we are hopeful that supplies should begin to increase in the next few weeks,” said Commissioner Vice-Director Len Desiderio, Co-Chair of the County Recovery Task Force. “Vaccine distribution is helping our businesses get additional capacity and Cape May County is leading all counties in the State per capita in administering doses.”
The Cape May County Department of Health is announcing today that 34 new positive test samples were collected among County residents over the past several days. While Cape May County has recorded 7194 COVID-19 cases during the pandemic, 6695 of those are now off quarantine.