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Atlantic County has new COVID-19 recoveries, no new deaths

Atlantic County listed 218 newly confirmed recoveries from COVID-19 over the past three days with no news deaths for the past four.Of the 3,966 confirmed cases, 2,689, or nearly 68 percent, are now listed as recovered.Public health officials highlighted the positive advances in the county, with deaths significantly down.There have been four reported since Aug. … Read more Atlantic County has new COVID-19 recoveries, no new deaths

Gyms will reopen at 25% capacity Sept. 1, governor says

Residents who have been missing the gym will get some good news Wednesday.The opening will happen in limited capacity Sept. 1, Gov. Phil Murphy announced during his daily update.He said he also hopes to have indoor dining back some time in the middle of September.Personal trainers have been allowed to do appointment-only sessions since July … Read more Gyms will reopen at 25% capacity Sept. 1, governor says

Six days with no new COVID-19 deaths in Atlantic County

Atlantic County has gone six days without reporting a new death from COVID-19.The have been two deaths in the county since Aug. 2, keeping the total at 243.There were 28 newly confirmed positives over the weekend, including Monday, including a 11-year-old boy and 10-month-old girl.There are now 3,896 county residents who have tested positive with … Read more Six days with no new COVID-19 deaths in Atlantic County

Utilities agree not to shut off customers until Oct. 15

Residents are getting more time to pay their public utility bills without losing service, the governor announced Friday.The state’s public water, gas and electric companies have agreed to extend the voluntary moratorium on shutoffs until Oct. 15.The decision covers residential and commercial customers.The utilities also will offer customers a flexible and extended Deferred Payment Agreement … Read more Utilities agree not to shut off customers until Oct. 15

Pleasantville High football player tests positive for COVID

A Pleasantville High School football player who recently practiced with teammates has tested positive for COVID-19, the superintendent said in a letter to district students and families.Parents also received a robocall, sources told BreakingAC.The football team has practiced on campus over the past two weeks, Dr. Natakie Chestnut-Lee wrote. The students who came in contact … Read more Pleasantville High football player tests positive for COVID