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Sussex County reports 109 new COVID-19 cases; no additional deaths

SUSSEX COUNTY, NJ – Sussex County officials on Friday, May 13 are reporting 109 new COVID-19 cases and no additional deaths.

The total number of COVID-19 cases in Sussex County is at 36,992 and total deaths is at 487:

  • Andover Borough-131 and 0 deaths
  • Andover Township-1,855 and 159 deaths
  • Branchville Borough-159 and 0 deaths
  • Byram Township-2,100 and 10 deaths
  • Frankford Township-1,388 and 42 deaths
  • Franklin Borough-1,366 and 17 deaths
  • Fredon Township-740 and 6 deaths
  • Green Township-1,006 and 12 deaths 
  • Hamburg Borough-866 and 9 deaths
  • Hampton Township-1,307 and 9 deaths
  • Hardyston Township-2,100 and 21 deaths
  • Hopatcong Borough-3,787 and 35 deaths
  • Lafayette Township-584 and 2 deaths
  • Montague Township-873 and 7 deaths
  • Newton-2,332 and 48 deaths 
  • Ogdensburg Borough-607 and 9 deaths
  • Sandyston Township-438 and 4 deaths
  • Sparta Township-5,055 and 29 deaths
  • Stanhope Borough-949 and 7 deaths
  • Stillwater Township-900 and 4 deaths
  • Sussex Borough-490 and 2 deaths
  • Vernon Township-5,342 and 41 deaths
  • Walpack Township-3 and 0 deaths
  • Wantage Township-2,614 and 14 deaths

According to health officials, of the 36,992 cases, 35,309 cases have been classified as recovered.

The names, addresses, medical history and other personal identifying information of these residents will not be released or shared with the community, officials said.

The Sussex County Division of Health is the lead agency for investigation of confirmed cases of COVID- 19, which includes contact tracing. During case investigation, the SCDOH determines which persons are close contacts, as defined by the New Jersey Department of Health, and makes the appropriate recommendations to those individuals.

If anyone has questions about COVID-19, you can call 2-1-1 or 1-800-962-1253 for information from the New Jersey Department of Health, or text NJCO to 898-211.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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