For vaccine information on where, when, who, and how, please visit www.capemaycountynj.gov
New data shows that Cape May County has done the best job in New Jersey among counties with the COVID-19 vaccine when adjusting for population size. NJ Advanced Media did a study that showed that Cape May County has administered 4251 vaccines per 100,000 individuals. The next closest county in New Jersey is Morris County at 3911. Cape May County has also done the best job getting people vaccinated twice, which means the person is fully vaccinated. The two approved vaccines require two doses to be administered to become fully effective. The County has given the two doses of the vaccine to 704 people per 100,000 people. The second-best county in the State in this category is Atlantic County at 585 per 100,000. The second dose is given three weeks apart from the first dose. People who want to preregister and learn more about the vaccine should visit https://covidvaccine.nj.gov/.
The County of Cape May Department of Health is announcing today that 71 new positive test samples were collected among County residents over the past several days. While Cape May County has recorded 5118 covid-19 cases during the pandemic, 4326 of those are now off quarantine.
Sadly, we are announcing the passing of a 77-year-old male from Lower Township, “In this sorrowful time, may the love of family and friends comfort you,” said Cape May County Commissioner Jeff Pierson.