For vaccine information on where, when, who, and how, please visit capemaycountynj.gov. The Cape May County Department of Health administered 250 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine on April 7, 2021, for a total of 16,192 doses so far. The New Jersey Health Department reports that 40,674 Cape May County residents have received at least one vaccine dose and 29,389 have been fully vaccinated. Cape May County has consistently led the State in per capita administration of the COVID vaccine.
The New Jersey Department of Health’s latest COVID-19 Activity Level Report came out today and while the entire State remains high, the Southeast section where Cape May County is located has the lowest case rate once again. Cape May County makes up the Southeast with Atlantic and Cumberland counties. The case rate per 100,000 residents is 27.31, with the second lowest coming in at 29.76 in the Central West. The case rate of 27.31 also marks a decrease from last week at 28.66. The Southeast is also home to the second lowest percent positivity rate of 8.48%. There are six total sections that split up the State in these rankings.
The Cape May County Department of Health is announcing today that 29 new positive test samples were collected among County residents over the past several days. While Cape May County has recorded 8063 COVID-19 cases during the pandemic, 7529 of those are now off quarantine.