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Sussex County reports 147 new COVID-19 cases; no additional deaths

SUSSEX COUNTY, NJ – Sussex County officials on Friday, December 17 are reporting 147 new COVID-19 cases and no additional deaths.

The total number of COVID-19 cases in Sussex County is at 21,702* and total deaths is at 362:

  • Andover Borough-76 and 0 deaths
  • Andover Township-1,045 and 130 deaths
  • Branchville Borough-107 and 0 deaths
  • Byram Township-1,243 and 8 deaths
  • Frankford Township-851 and 37 deaths
  • Franklin Borough-837 and 9 deaths
  • Fredon Township-451 and 5 deaths
  • Green Township-572 and 9 deaths
  • Hamburg Borough-561 and 8 deaths
  • Hampton Township-733 and 5 deaths
  • Hardyston Township-1,268 and 17 deaths
  • Hopatcong Borough-2,303 and 22 deaths
  • Lafayette Township-334 and 1 death
  • Montague Township-550 and 3 deaths
  • Newton-1,255 and 31 deaths 
  • Ogdensburg Borough-379 and 6 deaths
  • Sandyston Township-270 and 3 deaths
  • Sparta Township-2,784 and 23 deaths
  • Stanhope Borough-521 and 5 deaths
  • Stillwater Township-507 and 3 deaths
  • Sussex Borough-287 and 1 death
  • Vernon Township-3,155 and 24 deaths
  • Walpack Township-3 and 0 deaths
  • Wantage Township-1,610 and 12 deaths

*(Three reported positive cases have been re-assigned out of County)

According to health officials, of the 21,702 cases 19,532 cases have been classified as recovered.

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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