Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Two elderly women are the latest county residents to succumb to complications from Covid-19, according to the Atlantic County Division of Public Health.
The deaths of the 98-year-old Egg Harbor Township resident and 72-year-old Galloway Township resident were confirmed earlier today along with 16 additional residents who have tested positive.
Today’s positives were found among six men, ages 23-66 and 10 women, ages 18-64 with locations as follows: five in Atlantic City, four in Pleasantville, two in Hammonton, and one each in Galloway, Hamilton Township, Linwood, Margate and Mullica Township.
Atlantic County has confirmed 2,938 residents who have tested positive for Covid-19 with 1,471 having been cleared as recovered. The disease has claimed the lives of 205 residents.
Atlantic County will continue to provide Covid-19 testing by appointment for symptomatic county residents with a doctor’s prescription on Tuesday, July 7 in Northfield behind the county’s public works yard at Route 9 (New Road) and Dolphin Avenue. Appointments are available 9 AM – 11 AM and can be made online at www.aclink.org.