For vaccine information on where, when, who, and how, please visit capemaycountynj.gov. The Cape May County Department of Health administered 294 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine on March 29, 2021, for a total of 14,541 doses so far. The New Jersey Health Department reports that 36,374 Cape May County residents have received at least one vaccine dose and 23,475 have been fully vaccinated. Cape May County has consistently led the State in per capita administration of the COVID vaccine.
New gathering limits will go into effect on Friday. Gov. Phil Murphy announced that beginning on Friday, outdoor gathering limits will be increased from 25 people to 200 people. Large venues will also have a crowd increase. The threshold for venues to be considered a "large venue" has dropped from 5,000 to 2,500. The capacity for indoor seating at large venues increased to 20% and capacity for outdoor seating at large venues increases to 30%. Outdoor capacity limits remain uncapped for religious services, political activities, weddings, funerals, and memorial services.
The Cape May County Department of Health is announcing today that 40 new positive test samples were collected among County residents over the past several days. While Cape May County has recorded 7798 COVID-19 cases during the pandemic, 7233 of those are now off quarantine.