COVID-19 has claimed the life of an 81-year-old woman from EHT and a 47-year-old man from Brigantine.

In information released Thursday afternoon, officials with Atlantic County say both of those people had underlying medical conditions.

The Atlantic County Division of Public Health says 25 new cases of the virus has been confirmed. Those include 15 men ages 28-81 and 10 women ages 29-98.

Thursday's cases were found as follows:
Atlantic City – 1
Brigantine – 1
Buena – 1
Egg Harbor Township – 6
Estell Manor – 1
Galloway Twp. – 3
Hamilton Twp. – 5
Hammonton – 2
Linwood – 1
Mullica Twp. – 1
Pleasantville – 2
Weymouth – 1

As of Thursday, Atlantic County has reported 198 cases and six deaths.

Today's news comes as a COVID-19 testing center opens at Hamilton Mall in Mays Landing. Starting today, symptomatic healthcare workers and first responders can be tested. Next week, public testing for symptomatic county residents with a doctor’s script will begin.

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