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LIVE UPDATES: Atlantic County has 30 new COVID-19 cases, 6 deaths

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Atlantic County health officials announced Sunday six additional deaths related to COVID-19 and 30 new positive cases as confirmed over the last two days.

The fatalities included two men, a 69-year-old from Atlantic City and a 96-year-old from Northfield, and four women, a 91-year-old from Buena, a 61-year-old from Galloway Township, a 65-year-old from Northfield and an 89-year-old from Pleasantville, said Linda Gilmore, Atlantic County’s public information officer.

All had underlying health conditions, and three of the six were residents of long-term care facilities, Gilmore said. The new positives were found among 18 males, ages 15-66 and 12 females, ages 6-69 with locations as follows: one from Absecon, two from Atlantic City, one from Brigantine, five from Egg Harbor Township, two from Galloway Township, two from Hamilton Township, eight from Hammonton, one from Margate, two from Mullica Township, five from Pleasantville and one from Somers Point, Gilmore said.

To date, 2,915 Atlantic County residents have tested positive for COVID-19, Gilmore said. Twenty-three additional residents have been cleared as recovered for a countywide total of 1,466, Gilmore said.

The disease has killed 203 residents, Gilmore said.

Atlantic County will continue to provide COVID-19 testing by appointment for symptomatic county residents with a doctor’s prescription on Tuesday in Northfield behind the county’s public works yard at Route 9, also known as New Road, and Dolphin Avenue, Gilmore said.

Appointments are available from 9 to 11 a.m. and can be made online at, Gilmore said.

Cape May City reported two new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, according to Cape May County’s Department of Health. Total positive cases of COVID-19 infection in Cape May County is now 748 including 63 deaths, the Department of Health said.


The Atlantic County Veterans Services Office, in cooperation with local veterans organizations, will provide a vehicle parade beginning at 2 p.m. Monday to express thanks to the health care workers and staff at Preferred Care nursing and rehabilitation facility at 1020 Pitney Road in Absecon as well as the 10-member VA Strike Team.


All driver licenses, nondriver IDs, vehicle registrations, inspection stickers, and temporary tags expiring before May 31 have been extended to July 31. Documents expiring in June or July are extended by two months. In addition, the federal REAL ID requirement has been extended for another year, until October 2021. Most renewals of driver licenses, nondriver IDs, and registrations — including some commercial registrations — can be processed online at

Customers can change their address, pay fees, and access other services online as well.

Going forward, everyone who enters a Motor Vehicle Commission agency will be required to wear a face covering. That includes customers as well as employees.

If a customer cannot wear a face covering, MVC will make other arrangements for their transaction, the county health department said.

Source: State of New Jersey Department of Health

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