Six mega vaccine sites were recently announced to open next month in New Jersey. The closest for Cape May County residents would be the Atlantic City Convention Center. Gov. Phil Murphy has not given an exact date for when it would open, but it was estimated to be mid-month. The sites will initially be open only to health care workers but would expand to the remaining population as time goes on. The State is planning for 200 satellite vaccination sites throughout the State. More details on when and where to get vaccinated in Cape May County will be forthcoming in the future.
The County of Cape May Department of Health is announcing today that 62 new positive test samples were collected among County residents over the past several days. While Cape May County has recorded 3904 covid-19 cases during the pandemic, 3273 of those are now off quarantine. Additionally, there are 2 new out of county positive cases that are included in the Non-resident Active Cases listed below.
Sadly, today we are announcing the passing of a 87-year-old male from Dennis Township, “We are sharing in your sadness as your loved one is remembered,” said Cape May County Freeholder Jeff Pierson. “Our thoughts are with the families and friends.”