For vaccine information on where, when, who, and how, please visit capemaycountynj.gov. The New Jersey Health Department reports that 47,426 Cape May County residents have received at least one vaccine dose and 37,384 have been fully vaccinated. Cape May County has consistently led the State in per capita administration of the COVID vaccine.
New COVID protocols will be put into place in New Jersey beginning on May 10th for certain indoor events. Gov. Phil Murphy announced that indoor room capacities will increase to 50% with a maximum of 250 individuals for private catered events, which includes weddings and school proms, political events, funerals, memorial services, and performances. Dance floors will be allowed to be open at private catered events with masking and social distancing requirements in place.
The Cape May County Department of Health is announcing today that 13 new positive test samples were collected among County residents over the past several days. While Cape May County has recorded 8480 COVID-19 cases during the pandemic, 8028 of those are now off quarantine.
Sadly, we are announcing the death of an 84-year-old man from Lower Township, “My condolences to the entire family,” said Cape May County Commissioner Director Gerald Thornton.