There were two new cases of coronavirus reported in Cape May County Sunday. One case apiece was reported in Wildwood, and in Ocean City. There are only two non-resident active cases in our area. Middle Township leads the way with 22 cases.
New Jersey added over 1,400 new cases of coronavirus over the weekend. Sunday added 712 cases, but there is good news..the rate of transmission continues to fall. New Jersey has reported over 600 cases for the fourth time in the past week and a half.
More than 60 Atlantic City firefighters were exposed to coronavirus, and the union is not happy. Various media reports over the weekend say the union has filed a complaint against the city for not having proper procedures to prevent the exposure. Six firefighters tested positive for Covid-19 according to NJ.com.
Ocean City is planning for a new public safety building. Mayor Jay Gillian says the current building holding the police department is a century old. A public town meeting will be held this fall to discuss plans for the new building.
A 73 year old Sea Isle City man has died from coronavirus. County officials released new Covid-19 figures on Saturday and report two new positive cases. Seven of the 16 communities in Cape May County have one, or zero, cases of the virus in residents.