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Posted on: October 1, 2021

[ARCHIVED] COVID-19 Update Week of 10/1

Cape May County Department of Health continues in its efforts to move forward in managing the COVID-19 vaccination program with 334 more fully vaccinated (two doses) and 1,106 receiving their first vaccine this past week, according to the New Jersey Department of Health Vaccine Tracker.  

Cape May County's Infection Rate continues to slow down at .88, marking an ongoing trend in reducing the spread of the virus.  The County ranks in the top, with Middlesex County, with the lowest infection rate.

Currently 64.7% of eligible residents have been fully vaccinated with two doses.  To date 57,929 people have been fully vaccinated and 64,779 have received on dose.  The Cape May County Department of Health has administered 22,087 vaccines to date.  

The Department of Health Public Clinic is open on every Wednesday from 1 to 6 for vaccinations.  The mobile vaccination unit will be in the following locations this week.

Tuesday October 5th   Lower Township National Night Out –

1200 Lincoln Blvd., North Cape May, NJ 08204

5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday October 6th  CMCDOH –

6 Moore Road, CMCH, NJ 08210

1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.


For more information on obtaining the vaccine, quickly and free of charge, go to or call (609) 465-1187. Cape May County has recorded 11,640 COVID-19 cases during the pandemic, 11,008 of those are now off quarantine. More details on daily reported case numbers can be found at

Sadly, we are announcing the passing of two Individuals, a 77-year old female from Wildwood, and a 94-year old female from Upper Township,“Words cannot even begin to express my sorrow,” said Commissioner Director Gerald Thornton. “Please accept my heartfelt condolences on the loss of your loved one.”

week of 10.1 covid graphs

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