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Atlantic County health officials confirmed 34 new positive COVID-19 cases among 17 males, ages 18-79, and 17 females, ages 4-78.

Fifteen of today’s confirmations were found in Hammonton and five each in Atlantic City and Pleasantville. Egg Harbor Township had four new cases while Absecon, Buena Borough, Galloway and Hamilton townships and Somers Point each had one.

The county also reported 38 additional residents have been cleared as recovered.

To date, Atlantic County has confirmed 2,181 residents who have tested positive for COVID-19 and 156 deaths, with 834 recovered.

Atlantic County will continue its COVID-19 testing 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday, June 2 and Thursday, June 4 for symptomatic county residents with a doctor’s prescription, proof of residency and appointment confirmation. The testing location has been moved to Northfield, behind the county’s Public Works facility, at Route 9 (New Road) and Dolphin Avenue.

Appointments can be made on the county web site at

Those who are unable to keep their appointments are asked to cancel so others may have an opportunity to be tested.


Nanette LoBiondo Galloway

Award winning journalist covering news, events and people of Atlantic County for more than 20 years.