Thursday, June 11, 2020
Atlantic County health officials announced 30 more residents have been cleared as recovered from Covid-19 for a total of 1,209 of the 2,498 who have tested positive.
The 2,498 total includes 16 new cases confirmed today among three males, ages 51-84 and 13 females, ages 12-66. They were located as follows: four in Pleasantville, two each in Atlantic City, Galloway and Hammonton, and one each in Absecon, Buena Borough, Buena Vista Township, Egg Harbor Township, Somers Point and Weymouth Township.
The county also reported the death ofthree elderly long-term care residents of Northfield from complications of Covid-19. The three women, ages 85, 92 and 97, all had pre-existing health conditions that put them at higher risk for the disease that has claimed the lives of 173 county residents.
Atlantic County will continue its Covid-19 testing by appointment for symptomatic county residents with a doctor’s prescription on Tuesday, June 16 in Northfield behind the county’s public works yard at Route 9 (New Road) and Dolphin Avenue. Appointments are available 9 AM – 11:30 AM and can be made online at www.aclink.org.