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Health officials confirm first positive COVID-19 case in Atlantic County

Health officials in Atlantic County say a man in his 60s with underlying health conditions has tested positive for COVID-19, the first confirmed case in the county.

News 12 Staff

Mar 18, 2020, 2:30 PM

Updated 1,531 days ago

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Health officials in Atlantic County say a man in his 60s with underlying health conditions has tested positive for COVID-19, the first confirmed case in the county.
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A commercial lab confirmed the positive test results Tuesday night.
According to health officials, the patient is currently being treated at home while officials conduct further investigations. 
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Health officials say direct contacts will be notified and asked to self-quarantine for 14 days.
A commercial lab confirmed the positive test results Tuesday night.
Anyone with questions may call the state hotlines at 1-800-222-1222. The call center is available 24/7 with multi-language capabilities.
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