Thursday, July 2, 2020
Complications of Covid-19 have claimed the lives of three more Atlantic County elderly residents.
The Atlantic County Division of Public Health reported the deaths of a 98-year-old Hammonton woman, a 93-year-old Pleasantville woman and an 82-year-old Linwood man earlier today in addition to nine men, ages 21-80, and eight women, ages 24-64, who have tested positive for the disease.
Today’s cases were identified as follows: three each in Absecon and Hamilton Township; two each in Egg Harbor Township, Hammonton and Mullica Township; and one each in Atlantic City, Brigantine, Egg Harbor City, Northfield and Port Republic.
To date, 2,970 residents have tested positive with 1,505 having been cleared as recovered. Covid-19 has claimed the lives of 208 county 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.