Cape May County Reports New COVID-19 Death

Cape May County Reports New COVID-19 Death

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The first phase of vaccinations is getting underway in the county.

The Cape May County Health Department reported Thursday that five new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed, bringing the total number countywide to 488.

A 91-year-old man from Lower Township became the latest county resident to die from the virus. The total number of deaths in Cape May County now stands at 39, according to a press release.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends as we grieve their loss,” said Cape May County Freeholder Director Gerald Thornton. “Please accept our deepest condolences for your loss.”

Following is a breakdown of the number of coronavirus cases and deaths for each municipality in the county:

MUNICIPALITY ACTIVE CASES REPORTED TODAY OFF QUARANTINE DEATHS LONG TERM CARE ACTIVE CASES LONG TERM CARE CENTER DEATHS
AVALON 1 6
CAPE MAY CITY 1 3
CAPE MAY POINT 0
DENNIS TOWNSHIP 8 1 11 1 26 2
LOWER TOWNSHIP 22 48 3 65 23
MIDDLE TOWNSHIP 31 2 43 2 4
NORTH WILDWOOD 3 6
OCEAN CITY 12 1 20 1
SEA ISLE CITY 0 2
STONE HARBOR 1
UPPER TOWNSHIP 21 29 2
WEST CAPE MAY 2 1
WEST WILDWOOD 2 1
WILDWOOD 12 18
WILDWOOD CREST 2 8
WOODBINE 8 1 3 1 28 5
TOTAL ACTIVE 126   124
TOTAL RECOVERED     199
TOTAL DECEASED       9 30
TOTAL CASES IN CAPE MAY COUNTY 488