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Posted on: March 9, 2021

[ARCHIVED] COVID-19 Update - 3/9/21

For vaccine information on where, when, who, and how, please visit The Cape May County Department of Health administered 209 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine on March 8, 2021, for a total of 11895 doses so far. The New Jersey Health Department reports that 37,706 doses of the vaccine have been administered in Cape May County when combining the vaccine doses given out by the Cape May County Department of Health and other entities. This total number of doses includes a combination of first and second doses.

The local Rate of Transmission (RT) is dropping again in Cape May County. The website reports the RT is .95. Any number that is below 1.0 shows that the spread of the COVID virus is decreasing that this time. Cape May County has been below 1.0 since Jan. 18. Over the past few days, the reported RT has decreased from .97 to .95 in the County.

The Cape May County Department of Health is announcing today that 28 new positive test samples were collected among County residents over the past several days. While Cape May County has recorded 7133 COVID-19 cases during the pandemic, 6646 of those are now off quarantine.

3.9.21 covid graphs

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