Cape May County reported 16 new cases of coronavirus on Thursday.
The people include a 79-year-old female, 49-year-old male, 57-year-old female, 72-year-old male, 61-year-old male, 67-year-old male, 63-year-old female, 72-year-old female, 68-year-old male, 62-year-old female, 52-year-old male, 31-year-old female, 70-year-old female, 46-year-old male, 56-year-old female and 58-year-old male.
The latest cases bring Cape May County’s total number to 49, although 13 people have fully recovered, the county said in a press release.
Testing is ongoing in Cape May County and elsewhere in New Jersey for people who are symptomatic and meet certain criteria in accordance with current guidelines of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
For any medical questions, please contact your healthcare provider or call 211 for any general COVID-19 questions.
Following is a breakdown of confirmed coronavirus cases for each municipality in Cape May County:
|CURRENT COVID 19 CASES BY MUNICIPALITY|
|CAPE MAY CITY||1||2|
|CAPE MAY POINT||0|
|SEA ISLE CITY||0||1|
|WEST CAPE MAY||0|
|TOTAL CASES IN CAPE MAY COUNTY||49|
“Cape May County officials urge individuals to stay at their primary residents. Social distancing remains the best prevention against COVID-19. Refraining from non-essential domestic travel can help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and help protect those around you, especially those at higher risk of serious complications,” Cape May County Health Officer Kevin Thomas said.
If you do decide to travel, be sure to take steps to help prevent getting and spreading COVID-19 and other respiratory diseases. For the most up to date COVID-19 travel information, visit the CDC COVID-19 Travel page.
Some reliable sources of information are the New Jersey Poison Information and Education System hotline at 211 or 1-800-962-1253, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention at www.cdc.gov, the World Health Organization at www.who.int and the New Jersey Department of Health at COVID19.nj.gov.
For additional information, visit the Cape May County Department of Health website at www.cmchealth.net.