Thursday, June 18, 2020
A 47-year-old Linwood man, an 80-year-old Northfield woman and two Northfield men, ages 58 and 82, are the latest fatalities attributed to Covid-19, according to Atlantic County health officials. Three of the four were residents of long-term care facilities with pre-existing conditions.
Officials also reported 20 more positive tests among 13 males, ages 18-64 and seven females, ages 5-85.
Today’s confirmations included eight in Hammonton, four in Buena Borough, three in Atlantic City, two each in Egg Harbor Township and Galloway, and one in Northfield.
To date, 2,642 residents have tested positive with 1,330 of them having being cleared as recovered. There have been 190 deaths related to Covid-19.
Atlantic County has been providing Covid-19 testing for symptomatic county residents since April 9. Of the 2,068 residents who have been tested by the county, approximately 76% have tested negative for Covid-19.
Atlantic County will continue to provide testing by appointment for symptomatic county residents with a doctor’s prescription on Tuesday, June 23 in Northfield behind the public works yard at Rt. 9 (New Road) and Dolphin Avenue. Appointments are available 9 AM – 11 AM and can be made online at www.aclink.org.