County Reports New COVID-19 Death

first_imgThe first phase of vaccinations is getting underway in the county. TOTAL ACTIVE124 WEST CAPE MAY11 The Cape May County Department of Health reported Wednesday that there are 323 people have now tested positive and an 89-year-old female from Dennis Township has died from COVID-19.The total deaths from this disease in Cape May County is now 21.“It’s with tremendous sorrow that we share the loss of this beloved woman.  Our entire community grieves with this family and all of those who have lost loved ones during this pandemic,” said Freeholder Jeff Pierson. “This crisis impacts everyone. Those who have contracted the virus, those who need our care during this time as well as their loved ones.”Following is a breakdown of the total number of coronavirus cases and deaths for each municipality in Cape May County: TOTAL RECOVERED WEST WILDWOOD01 AVALON16 DENNIS TOWNSHIP1041172 CAPE MAY POINT0 MIDDLE TOWNSHIP324254 TOTAL DECEASED TOTAL CASES IN CAPE MAY COUNTY323 UPPER TOWNSHIP2882 116 NORTH WILDWOOD43 Given the increases in the community spread throughout the United States, all individuals are at some risk of exposures to COVID-19. Everyone should monitor themselves for symptoms of COVID-19, practice social distancing, and stay home if they become sick, except to seek necessary medical care.If you are experiencing or developing COVID-19 symptoms such as fever, cough or shortness of breath, have traveled recently, been exposed to someone who has been exposed to someone with COVID-19 symptoms, please call to speak with a clinician who will make appropriate referrals in accordance with CDC guidelines.Additionally, you may visit and take a “Coronavirus Self-Checker” assessment. This will help you communicate symptoms to your doctor when you call their office before making a visit.If you do not have access to a primary care physician, please dial “call your local urgent care. Please be sure to call before going to a medical provider, to prevent any potential spread. WILDWOOD1818 LOWER TOWNSHIP1423722213 62 STONE HARBOR0 OCEAN CITY1310 SEA ISLE CITY02 MUNICIPALITYACTIVE CASESREPORTED TODAYOFF QUARANTINEDEATHSLONG TERM CARE ACTIVE CASESLONG TERM CARE CENTER DEATHS CAPE MAY CITY03 615 WOODBINE221119 WILDWOOD CREST17last_img