New Jersey’s death toll from COVID-19 has nearly doubled in the past two days, rising to 81. Nearly 2,500 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours, bringing the total to nearly 6,900. Three more Atlantic County residents have tested positive for COVID-19, according to officials earlier today. The three men include two in their 20s, both of whom are recovering at home, and a third in his late 50s, who is hospitalized, according to a news release from county spokeswoman Linda Gilmore. There are now a total of 14 cases of the new coronavirus throughout the county. There are nine in Cape May County.