Atlantic County had seen COVID-19 deaths drop this month, with two fatalities linked to those with underlying conditions.
There have also been 108 newly cleared patients, meaning 2,767 of the county’s 4,111 confirmed cases are recovered.
In the past nine days, there were 122 newly confirmed cases in the county. More than half are in Galloway, Hamilton and Egg Harbor Townships.
The youngest to recently test positive were a 1-year-old boy and 7-month-old girl.
Atlantic County will continue to provide testing by appointment at its drive-thru facility behind the county Public Works yard in Northfield at Route 9 and Dolphin Avenue from 9 to 11:30 a.m.every Tuesday through Sept. 29.
Only proof of residency and an appointment are required. Appointments can be made at www.aclink.org. It is requested that cancellations be made more than 24 hours in advance to allow the spot to be filled by someone else.
A list of additional testing locations in Atlantic County is available at: HERE
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.
TOTAL BREAKDOWN BY MUNICIPALITY
- Hammonton: 675; 56 deaths
- Atlantic City: 524; 13 deaths
- Pleasantville: 508; 19 deaths
- Egg Harbor Township: 507; 23 deaths
- Galloway Township: 423; 35 deaths
- Hamilton Township: 348; five deaths
- Absecon: 261; 27 deaths
- Northfield: 168; 31 deaths
- Linwood: 93; 13 death
- Ventnor: 92; three deaths
- Somers Point: 82
- Egg Harbor City: 74; two deaths
- Buena Borough: 73; three deaths
- Buena Vista Township: 57; one death
- Margate: 51; two deaths
- Brigantine: 48; one death
- Mullica Township: 42; one death
- Folsom: 24
- Estell Manor: 16
- Weymouth: 16; one death
- Longport: 11
- Port Republic: 8
- Corbin City: 3
- Unclear: 7*