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Posted on: April 17, 2021

[ARCHIVED] COVID-19 Update - 4/17/21

For vaccine information on where, when, who, and how, please visit The Cape May County Department of Health administered 97 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine on April 16, 2021, for a total of 17,314 doses so far. The New Jersey Health Department reports that 44,818 Cape May County residents have received at least one vaccine dose and 34,404 have been fully vaccinated. Cape May County has consistently led the State in per capita administration of the COVID vaccine. 

The number of locations to get the COVID vaccine have greatly expanded from just a couple of weeks ago. Besides the Cape May County Department of Health location in Avalon, there are more than 15 locations spread across Cape May County to get the vaccine, plus residents can use the Vaccine Megasites including the location in Atlantic City. To get a full listing of locations to receive the vaccine visit the Cape May County government website at and go under the "Find COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments" tab.

The Cape May County Department of Health is announcing today that 36 new positive test samples were collected among County residents over the past several days. While Cape May County has recorded 8294 COVID-19 cases during the pandemic, 7815 of those are now off quarantine.

4.17.21 covid graphs

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