The spread of coroanvirus continues to slow in Cape May County. The County reported only 86 new cases of the virus in its latest report, and the total countywide caseload has dropped below 2,000. Middle Township continues to lead the way with one quarter of all cases reported in the County.
Cape May County’s rate of transmission of coronavirus continues to slow down. County officials say the rate has dropped to 1.05, which still means for every person contracting the virus, slightly more than one person gets it transmitted to them. Four additional deaths have been reported in the past week.
The spread of coronavirus continues in Cape May County. New figures show over 2,500 County residents have the virus with every community being impacted. Over 1,200 of the cases are in Lower and Middle townships combined.
Lou Lamanna has passed away at the age of 81. Lamanna served Cape May County as its health coordinator and worked for the County for over 40 years. Lamanna passed away on Tuesday and retired 15 years prior. A celebration of his life will be held at a later date.
Covid has changed the date for students to return to school at Atlantic Cape Community College. College officials announced on their website that the starting date for next semester has been pushed back to begin on January 24th. The school anticipates no further changes to its calendar.
Cape May County is close to 2,400 active cases of coronavirus. The County again added more than 200 new cases over the past 24 hours. Middle Township has 639 cases, Lower Township, 548. Every community has an active case of Covid-19.
The Cape May County Zoo is closed for the day on Friday. County officials made that announcement Friday morning after a snowstorm moved out of our area. Fare Free transportation services remain limited today.
Cape May County has over 2,100 people with coronavirus. The latest county numbers have 242 new cases reported in the past 24 hours. Middle Township has the highest number of cases at 578. Every community in our county has at least one case of Covid-19.
The Cape May County Zoo continues to be closed on Wednesday due to icy conditions in the facility. All branches of the County library system, including the main branch, are open today. Fare free transportation has resumed its normal operating schedule.
The winter storm has forced the cancellation of in-person classes at Atlantic Cape Community College and Stockton University. Stockton is operating virtually on Tuesday. Atlantic Cape announced that all three campuses are closed Tuesday and expect to operate as usual on Wednesday.