Thursday, July 23, 2020
No new deaths related to Covid-19 were reported today by county health officials, however, 18 additional positives were confirmed among 11 males, ages 11-85, and seven females, ages 19-85.
Today’s confirmations were found as follows: three each in Egg Harbor Township, Galloway and Hamilton Township; two in Margate; and one each in Atlantic City, Buena Borough, Egg Harbor City, Folsom, Linwood, Pleasantville and Somers Point.
A total of 3,297 Atlantic County residents have tested positive to date, of whom 1,866 have been cleared as recovered and 228 have died.
Atlantic County will continue to provide Covid-19 testing at its drive-thru facility in Northfield at Rt. 9 and Dolphin Avenue, behind the county public works yard. The test site is now available for both symptomatic and asymptomatic county residents with or without a doctor’s prescription. Residents must make an appointment for testing and provide proof of county residency and appointment confirmation.
Testing will next occur on Tuesday, July 28, 9 AM – 11:30 AM. If available, appointments can be made online at www.aclink.org. Those who are unable to keep their appointments are asked to cancel no less than 24 hours in advance so others may have an opportunity to fill those spots.
A list of additional testing locations in Atlantic County is available at: https://www.atlantic-county.org/covid/additional-testing-locations.asp