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Atlantic County Public Health Department today announced 151 new COVID-19 positives , along with the death of a 73-year-old Ventnor man and a 68-year-old Absecon woman, both of whom had pre-existing health conditions.

The new cases were reported in 68 males, ages 2-81, and 83 females, ages 8 months to 100 years.

The total number of cases to date is 9,612 with 295 deaths and 4,394 reported as recovered.

The location of today’s cases are: as follows:

Town Cases Deaths
Egg Harbor Township 29
Atlantic City 26
Galloway Township 15
Hammonton 15
Pleasantville 13
Margate 11
Hamilton Township 7
Absecon 6 1
Somers Point 6
Egg Harbor City 5
Buena Vista Township 4
Buena Borough 3
Northfield 3
Ventnor 3 1
Brigantine 2
Estell Manor 1
Linwood 1
Weymouth Township 1

Previous daily counts can be found at

Atlantic County continues to provide COVID-19 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. 8. If available, appointments can be made online at:


Nanette LoBiondo Galloway

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