No symptoms or prescription needed for Atlantic County COVID-19 testing

Atlantic County residents no longer need to be symptomatic for COVID-19 testing, county health officials announced this week. Drive-thru testing continues from 9 to 11 a.m. next Tuesday at the Northfield location behind the county public works yard at Route 9 and Dolphin Avenue.But now, county residents will not need symptoms or a doctor’s prescription … Read more No symptoms or prescription needed for Atlantic County COVID-19 testing

Atlantic County reports more recoveries than new COVID-19 cases

Atlantic County had 22 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases Monday, with more than double that added to the recovered list.There were 47 county residents cleared, bringing the total confirmed as recovered to 1,552 of the 3,035 cases. The newly confirmed cases included seven people from Egg Harbor City, four from Egg Harbor Township and three each … Read more Atlantic County reports more recoveries than new COVID-19 cases

Absecon man is county’s latest COVID-19 victim

A 75-year-old Absecon man died from complications of COVID-19, Atlantic County health officials said Friday.The man had underlying health conditions, officials said.The county also had 24 more residents test positive, including a 5-year-old boy and 12-year-old girl.The newly confirmed cases included six Egg Harbor Township residents, four from Atlantic City, three from Egg Harbor City … Read more Absecon man is county’s latest COVID-19 victim

Three new Atlantic County deaths attributed to COVID-19

Three people are the latest Atlantic County deaths attributed to the coronavirus.A 98-year-old Hammonton woman, 93-year-old Pleasantville woman and an 82-year-old Linwood man bring the total deaths to 208, county health officials announced Thursday.The county also had 17 additional confirmed cases, bringing that total to 2,970.More than halve are listed as recovered.There were nine men … Read more Three new Atlantic County deaths attributed to COVID-19

Indoor dining ‘put on pause,’ governor says

After seeing spikes of COVID-19 in other states, the governor has canceled plans to reopen indoor dining.“Given the current situation in numerous other states, we do not believe it is prudent for what is, in effect, a sedentary indoor activity,” he said.The resumption of indoor dining is not “put on pause until a later date.”Other … Read more Indoor dining ‘put on pause,’ governor says