Cape May County is reporting 41 new positive tests for coronavirus on Sunday. Both Lower and Middle township continue to have over 100 cases apiece of the virus; there are slightly over 500 resident cases countywide.
New Jersey will be administering its first Covid-19 vaccines on Tuesday. Governor Murphy announced Sunday that the first doses will be administered at a hospital in Newark. The first 76,000 doses coming to New Jersey will be given to health care workers, and to long term care residents and staffers.
New Jersey has surpassed 400,000 total cases of coronavirus. Figures released Sunday show 4,170 new cases of the virus on Sunday, with two dozen additional deaths. New Jersey is closing on 16,000 deaths during the pandemic.
Cape May County reported 56 new cases of coronavirus on Saturday. 54 of those cases were in the community, with 15 additional cases reported in Middle Township. The City of Cape May now has 50 non-resident cases, which represents all of the cases in the County in this category.
If you have to visit the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission office, you must have an appointment. The Commission announced that all of its offices are switching over to appointment-only scheduling to cut down on the number of people who visit. This policy goes into effect Monday.
New Jersey reported an additional 71 deaths from coronavirus on Saturday, along with 6,247 cases. There have been nearly 700 deaths from the virus this month alone, and we have already surpassed the number of deaths from the previous month. The rate of transmission continues to tick up.