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Coronavirus cases continue to rise in Cape May County. (Image courtesy of American Hospital Association)

Nine new cases of the coronavirus and the death of an 85-year-old Dennis Township woman were reported by Cape May County health officials Wednesday.

The total positive cases of COVID-19 infection in Cape May County is now 539, including 42 deaths.

“We are very saddened to hear of this recent loss,” Cape May County Freeholder Jeff Pierson said. “My heart goes out to the family members of this loved one during this difficult time”

The following is a breakdown of cases and deaths in each municipality of the county:

MUNICIPALITY ACTIVE CASES REPORTED TODAY OFF QUARANTINE DEATHS LONG TERM CARE ACTIVE CASES LONG TERM CARE OFF QUARANTINE LONG TERM CARE CENTER DEATHS
AVALON 0 7
CAPE MAY CITY 2 1 3
CAPE MAY POINT 0
DENNIS TOWNSHIP 6 1 15 1 26 3
LOWER TOWNSHIP 20 57 3 60 14 24
MIDDLE TOWNSHIP 21 3 62 2 1 4
NORTH WILDWOOD 4 7
OCEAN CITY 9 23 0 1
SEA ISLE CITY 0 2
STONE HARBOR 1
UPPER TOWNSHIP 21 3 36 2
WEST CAPE MAY 1 2
WEST WILDWOOD 3 1
WILDWOOD 2 29
WILDWOOD CREST 3 1 9
WOODBINE 7 7 1 31 6
TOTAL ACTIVE 100 118
TOTAL RECOVERED 260 19
TOTAL DECEASED 9 33
TOTAL CASES IN CAPE MAY COUNTY 539