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Sussex County reports 139 new COVID-19 cases; 1 additional death

SUSSEX COUNTY, NJ – Sussex County officials on Tuesday, June 28 are reporting 139 new COVID-19 cases and 1 additional death.

The total number of COVID-19 cases in Sussex County is at 39,458 and total deaths is at 504:

  • Andover Borough-138 and 0 deaths
  • Andover Township-1,950 and 160 deaths
  • Branchville Borough-168 and 0 deaths
  • Byram Township-2,262 and 10 deaths
  • Frankford Township-1,487 and 47 deaths
  • Franklin Borough-1,438 and 18 deaths
  • Fredon Township-778 and 6 deaths
  • Green Township-1,073 and 12 deaths 
  • Hamburg Borough-931 and 9 deaths
  • Hampton Township-1,386 and 9 deaths
  • Hardyston Township-2,253 and 21 deaths
  • Hopatcong Borough-4,050 and 36 deaths
  • Lafayette Township-626 and 2 deaths
  • Montague Township-925 and 7 deaths
  • Newton-2,500 and 53 deaths 
  • Ogdensburg Borough-639 and 9 deaths
  • Sandyston Township-464 and 4 deaths
  • Sparta Township-5,447 and 29 deaths
  • Stanhope Borough-1,026 and 7 deaths
  • Stillwater Township-937 and 4 deaths
  • Sussex Borough-534 and 2 deaths
  • Vernon Township-5,697 and 45 deaths
  • Walpack Township-3 and 0 deaths
  • Wantage Township-2,746 and 14 deaths

According to health officials, of the 39,458 cases, 37,995 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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