COURT HOUSE – May 29: Cape May County reported six new COVID-19 positive cases and one new fatality. Overall, case growth in the county continues to slow.
The newest fatality was an 85-year-old Middle Township man. The death was connected to a long-term care facility. The county has now experienced 48 total deaths from the pandemic.
Four of the six new cases were community-based, with two in Middle, and one each in Dennis and Lower townships. The remaining two cases were both in Middle Township long-term care facilities.
The number of individuals released from quarantine increased by four and now stands at 321. Total actives cases are 253.
The state announced 131 additional fatalities today, bringing the total to 11,531. Total positive cases grew by 1,117, to 158,844.
Gov. Phil Murphy announced today that daycare centers and summer camps will be allowed to reopen by June 15. Health and safety guidance to facilitate the reopening of the centers has not yet been released.