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Sussex County reports 171 new COVID-19 cases; 1 additional death

SUSSEX COUNTY, NJ – Sussex County officials on Thursday, April 1 are reporting 171 new COVID-19 cases and 1 additional death.

The total number of COVID-19 cases in Sussex County is at 12,219* and total deaths is at 285:

  • Andover Borough-50 and 0 deaths
  • Andover Township-698 and 125 deaths
  • Branchville Borough-55 and 0 deaths
  • Byram Township-718 and 8 deaths
  • Frankford Township-498 and 33 deaths
  • Franklin Borough-433 and 2 deaths
  • Fredon Township-252 and 4 deaths
  • Green Township-310 and 4 deaths
  • Hamburg Borough-298 and 5 deaths
  • Hampton Township-397 and 3 deaths
  • Hardyston Township-731 and 10 deaths
  • Hopatcong Borough-1,440 and 16 deaths
  • Lafayette Township-155 and 1 death
  • Montague Township-228 and 3 deaths
  • Newton-713 and 21 deaths 
  • Ogdensburg Borough-238 and 4 deaths
  • Sandyston Township-129 and 1 death
  • Sparta Township-1,581 and 18 deaths
  • Stanhope Borough-321 and 2 death
  • Stillwater Township-280 and 2 deaths
  • Sussex Borough-116 and 1 death
  • Vernon Township-1,777 and 16 deaths
  • Walpack Township-0 and 0 deaths
  • Wantage Township-801 and 6 deaths

*(No reported positive cases have been re-assigned out of County)

For a report of the Sussex County Long Term Care Facilities COVID-19 Cases from 01/01/2020 – 3/31/2021, click here.

According to health officials, of the 12,219 cases 10,461 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.

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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