A resident at the Crest Haven Nursing Home has perished as a result of contracting coronavirus. County officials announced 61 new positive tests, with most of them being residential cases. There have been over 4,200 cases of the virus in Cape May County in 2020.
Cape May County has lost an 86 year old woman from Dennis Township, and an 84 year old man from Ocean City due to coronavirus. There were 57 new positive cases reported on Tuesday. Only Cape May Point has zero residents who have Covid-19. Lower Township leads the way with 134 cases.
Cape May County has reported another 47 positive cases of coronavirus. Lower Township still leads all communities with the most cases. Over 3,500 cases in Cape May County have come off quarantine during the pandemic.
Cape May County reported 37 new cases of coronavirus on Sunday. Only Lower and Middle townships experienced double digit new cases on Sunday. Nine of the 16 communities in the County experienced no new cases of the virus in the past 24 hours.
Cape May County has launched a new program to help reduce the isolation of seniors during the pandemic. The campaign starts this month and will continue through next April. Various wellness check-ins will be conducted by phone by the county’s Division of Aging and Disability Services.
Congressman Jeff Van Drew believes President Trump is right in opposing the Covid relief bill that is packed with other government spending. Van Drew announced on social media that he is calling for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to return Congress to Washington to vote on a bill to “get this right”.
Cape May County reported 52 new cases of coronavirus on Wednesday. 27 of those community cases were reported just in Lower Township. An 89 year old man is the latest fatality from the virus in our County.
An 87 year old man from Dennis Township is the latest victim of coronavirus. The County reported 62 new positive tests on Tuesday, with most of them being community cases. Two new long term care cases were also reported.
Two men from Ocean City are the latest reported fatalities of coronavirus in Cape May County. County officials announced 34 new positive cases on Monday. There are four new non-resident cases; all 20 of those cases are reported in Cape May.
Some mainland communities in Cape May County hold fire district elections in February..but not in 2021. Governor Murphy has moved fire district elections, and special school elections held in March, to the regular school board election days to be held on April 20th.