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Sussex County reports 126 new COVID-19 cases; 3 additional deaths

SUSSEX COUNTY, NJ – Sussex County officials on Monday, July 25 are reporting 126 new COVID-19 cases and 3 additional deaths.

The total number of COVID-19 cases in Sussex County is at 40,675 and total deaths is at 506:

  • Andover Borough-138 and 0 deaths
  • Andover Township-1,990 and 158 deaths
  • Branchville Borough-168 and 0 deaths
  • Byram Township-2,344 and 10 deaths
  • Frankford Township-1,545 and 47 deaths
  • Franklin Borough-1,482 and 18 deaths
  • Fredon Township-798 and 6 deaths
  • Green Township-1,105 and 12 deaths 
  • Hamburg Borough-961 and 9 deaths
  • Hampton Township-1,420 and 9 deaths
  • Hardyston Township-2,331 and 22 deaths
  • Hopatcong Borough-4,205 and 37 deaths
  • Lafayette Township-642 and 2 deaths
  • Montague Township-954 and 7 deaths
  • Newton-2,569 and 55 deaths 
  • Ogdensburg Borough-652 and 9 deaths
  • Sandyston Township-469 and 4 deaths
  • Sparta Township-5,641 and 29 deaths
  • Stanhope Borough-1,055 and 7 deaths
  • Stillwater Township-966 and 4 deaths
  • Sussex Borough-543 and 2 deaths
  • Vernon Township-5,857 and 45 deaths
  • Walpack Township-3 and 0 deaths
  • Wantage Township-2,837 and 14 deaths

According to health officials, of the 40,675 cases, 38,330 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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