Wednesday: Buena Man Becomes Atlantic County’s 23rd COVID Fatality
A 56-year-old man from Buena who had pre-existing health conditions has died as a result of COVID-19 complications.
According to health officials in Atlantic County on Wednesday, the county has now recorded 23 deaths related to the virus.
The county also reported 39 new positive cases among 19 men, ages 19 to 90, and 20 women, ages 24 to 98. The total number of cases in the county stands at 518. 108 people have been cleared as recovered.
Today's new cases per town/township:
Egg Harbor Township - 7
Galloway Township - 6
Pleasantville - 5
Linwood - 4
Absecon, Atlantic City, Hamilton Township - 3 each
Egg Harbor City - 2
Buena Borough, Estell Manor, Folsom, Hammonton, Margate City, Northfield - 1 each
Atlantic County will provide two more test dates next Tuesday, April 28th, and Thursday, April 30th, by appointment only for symptomatic county residents with a doctor’s script. Testing will take place at Hamilton Mall in Mays Landing.