For vaccine information on where, when, who, and how, please visit capemaycountynj.gov. The Cape May County Department of Health administered 288 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine on March 23, 2021, for a total of 13,896 doses so far. The New Jersey Health Department reports that 52,687 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.
New data on vaccination efforts in Cape May County show the progress being made. More than one in three people (36.3%) have received at least one dose and 21.3% people are fully vaccinated, according to the website covidactnow.org. The Cape May County Government website has direct links for how to sign up for a vaccine and finding out where, how, and when you can get vaccinated and can be found at https://www.capemaycountynj.gov/.
The Cape May County Department of Health is announcing today that 37 new positive test samples were collected among County residents over the past several days. While Cape May County has recorded 7565 COVID-19 cases during the pandemic, 7044 of those are now off quarantine.
Sadly, we are announcing the passing of an 85-year-old male from Middle Township. “A thought of comfort and condolences to the family,” said Cape May County Commissioner Jeffrey Pierson.