Thursday, September 10, 2020
Twelve new cases of Covid-19 were confirmed today but no additional deaths were reported, according to county health officials.
Today’s cases were found in four males, ages 20-53, and eight females, ages 7 months – 70. Four of the residents are from Galloway, three are from Egg Harbor Township, two each are from Hamilton Township and Pleasantville, and one is from Hammonton.
There have been 4,091 residents confirmed for Covid-19 since March, of whom 2,767 have been cleared as recovered. A total of 247 residents have died since April 2.
Atlantic County will continue to provide Covid-19 testing by appointment at its drive-thru facility in Northfield at Rt. 9 and Dolphin Avenue, behind the county public works yard.
Testing is scheduled for each Tuesday through September 29, 9-11:30 AM.
The test site is available by appointment for both symptomatic and asymptomatic county residents. No prescription is necessary, however, residents must provide proof of county residency and appointment confirmation.
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
Health officials urge residents to continue to remain vigilant to help mitigate the spread of Covid-19. This includes wearing face coverings, maintaining social distancing and avoiding crowds, washing hands frequently and sanitizing common-touch areas, and answering the call if contacted by contact tracers.