For vaccine information on where, when, who, and how, please visit capemaycountynj.gov. The Cape May County Department of Health administered 121 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine on April 30, 2021, for a total of 18,790 doses so far. The New Jersey Health Department reports that 48,772 Cape May County residents have received at least one vaccine dose and 39,867 have been fully vaccinated. Cape May County has consistently led the State in per capita administration of the COVID vaccine.
A review of vaccination efforts across New Jersey finds that Cape May County is still leading all counties in the State in vaccinations per capita. NJ Spotlight finds that Cape May County leads the Garden State at 43% of the County’s population being fully vaccinated. Coming in second was Morris County at 42.7%. No other county was above 40%.
The Cape May County Department of Health is announcing today that 7 new positive test samples were collected among County residents over the past several days. While Cape May County has recorded 8554 COVID-19 cases during the pandemic, 8162 of those are now off quarantine.
Sadly, we are announcing the passing of a 76-year-old female from Middle Township, “My condolences to the entire family,” said Cape May County Commissioner Director Gerald M. Thornton. “My most sincere sympathies and heartfelt prayers.”