Atlantic County Reports 16 New COVID-19 Cases, 3 Fatalities on Tuesday

Atlantic County

Three more deaths related to COVID-19 were reported earlier today, April 7, by the Atlantic County Division of Public Health. They included two Egg Harbor Township men in their 60s and an Atlantic City man in his 80s. At least two of the victims had underlying health conditions.

The county reported its first COVID-19-related death on April 2 in an Egg Harbor Township man in his late 50s who also had underlying health conditions.

“We are saddened by the deaths of these Atlantic County residents as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic,” stated County Executive Dennis Levinson. “We offer our deepest condolences to their families who, like most of us, would have never imagined what has unfolded across our state, our country and the world. These losses are yet another sobering reminder of why it is so important for each of us to continue to heed the guidance of our health and safety officials, especially in staying home and at a safe distance from others.”

Public health officials also confirmed today 16 additional residents who have tested positive for COVID-19. With these new cases, the county has now reported a total of 156 cases among its residents, 19 of whom have been cleared as recovered.

Today’s cases included ten men ages 22-63 and six women ages 26-63.

According to the NJDOH, the statewide COVID-19 count as of Wednesday, April 8th is 47,437 cases and 1,504 fatalities, an increase of 3,088 cases and 275 fatalities from Tuesday.

COVID-19 Cases by County
Data is provisional and subject to revision.

1,362 Positives Pending Further Information

4 Deaths Pending Further Information

Bergen County:

7,874 Positive Test Results

314 Deaths

Essex County:

5,598 Positive Test Results

276 Deaths

Hudson County:

5,437 Positive Test Results

122 Deaths

Union County:

4,831 Positive Test Results

125 Deaths

Passaic County:

4,372 Positive Test Results

71 Deaths

Middlesex County:

4,156 Positive Test Results

139 Deaths

Monmouth County:

3,038 Positive Test Results

86 Deaths

Ocean County:

2,856 Positive Test Results

101 Deaths

Morris County:

2,468 Positive Test Results

102 Deaths

Somerset County:

1,189 Positive Test Results

46 Deaths

Mercer County:

992 Positive Test Results

28 Deaths

Camden County:

838 Positive Test Results

22 Deaths

Burlington County:

801 Positive Test Results

17 Deaths

Sussex County:

357 Positive Test Results

21 Deaths

Gloucester County:

340 Positive Test Results

7 Deaths

Warren County:

289 Positive Test Results

9 Deaths

Hunterdon County:

255 Positive Test Results

2 Deaths

Atlantic County:

168 Positive Test Results

4 Deaths

Cape May County:

100 Positive Test Results

3 Deaths

Cumberland County:

80 Positive Test Results

2 Deaths

Salem County:

36 Positive Test Results

3 Deaths

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