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Atlantic County Health Department Saturday reported seven new COVID-19 deaths in six men and one woman, all with pre-existing conditions. Two of the men were from Hamilton Township and one each from Absecon, Egg Harbor City, Galloway Township and Pleasantville. The woman was from Somers Point.

The county also reported 57 new COVID-19 positives in 20 men, ages 3-96, and 37 females, ages 7-99, bringing the cumulative total to 9,069 COVID-19 positives, with 287 deaths and 4,295 recovered.

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Atlantic County continues to provide testing by appointment for county residents at 617 Dolphin Ave. in Northfield, behind the county’s public works yard. Testing will next be held on Tuesday, Dec. 1. If available, appointments can be made online at:

Additional test sites can be found here:



Nanette LoBiondo Galloway

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