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Posted on: July 16, 2021

COVID-19 Update Week of 7/16

For vaccine information on where, when, who, and how, please visit capemaycountynj.gov. The Cape May County Department of Health administered a total of 21,420 doses so far. The New Jersey Department of Health reports that 57,117 Cape May County residents have received at least one vaccine dose and 52,953 have been fully vaccinated. 

Cape May County's Rate of Infection is once again below 1.0, which means that new cases are decreasing currently. The RT is currently at 0.66, which is down from 0.74 one week ago. The last time the RT was above 1.0 was March 27. The Rate of Positivity for new COVID tests is 1.0%, which is almost half of what it was one week ago. 

The Cape May County Department of Health is providing COVID vaccines three days a week, two days in the community and one day at their offices. Clinics will be held in the community on Tuesdays and Thursday from 9:30 A.M. to 1 P.M. and at the Cape May County Department of Health every Wednesday from 1 P.M. to 6 P.M. The next mobile clinics will be held on July 20th and July 22nd at the Lower Township Senior Center at 2612 Bayshore Rd. The Cape May County Department of Health vaccination clinic on July 21st will take place at their offices located at 6 Moore Rd. in Cape May Court House.

Cape May County COVID vaccination rate is still above the New Jersey average. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that 59% of the County’s population is fully vaccinated, versus 57% Statewide. 

Anyone interested in finding alternative sites to receive the COVID-19 vaccine can visit https://covid19.nj.gov/pages/finder. The website easily allows the user to find a walk-in location for the COVID-19 vaccine by searching via zip code. The search results then provide available sites, minimum age at that location based on the vaccine available there, street address, and a phone number to call for more information. 

For more information, including the daily reported case numbers, go to https://capemaycountynj.gov/1418/Covid-19-Dashboard. Cape May County has recorded 8952 COVID-19 cases during the pandemic, 8715 of those are now off quarantine.

week of 7.16 covid graphs


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