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Posted on: June 16, 2020

[ARCHIVED] COVID-19 Update - 6/16/20

Cape May Court House- New Jersey has 167,426 total COVID-19 positive cases and 12,727 deaths. Total positive cases of COVID-19 infection in Cape May County is now 685 including 60 deaths. 

Covid Data 6/16/20

Youth sports summer camps that are permitted to open on or after July 6, 2020

Youth sports summer camps that are permitted to open on or after July 6, 2020, must follow all applicable summer camp guidance, available here, in addition to these Standards for Sports Activities. 

Inter-team games, scrimmages, and tournaments are permitted for low-risk sports, such as golf and individual running events (a more complete list is available below). 

Contact sports, which are defined as any sports categorized as medium or high risk (a more complete list is available below), must limit activities exclusively to no-contact drills, practices, and simulations of game situations as of June 22. By July 6, it is anticipated that traditional practices and competitions will be able to resume for medium-risk sports, such as baseball, softball, basketball, and soccer, and by July 20, it is anticipated that competitions will be able to resume for high-risk sports, such as football.

Call your healthcare professional if you have concerns about COVID-19 and your underlying health conditions. Stay up to date on the current situation as it evolves. Some reliable sources are New Jersey Poison Information and Education System hotline at 211 or 1-800-962-1253, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention at, the World Health Organization at, the New Jersey Department of Health at For additional information visit or Cape May County Department of Health at, also like us on Facebook.

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