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Sussex County reports 290 new COVID-19 cases; no additional deaths

SUSSEX COUNTY, NJ – Sussex County officials are reporting from Friday, October 21 to Friday, October 28 there were 290 new COVID-19 cases and no additional deaths.

The total number of COVID-19 cases in Sussex County is at 44,322 and total deaths is at 520:

  • Andover Borough-149 and 0 deaths
  • Andover Township-2,140 and 158 deaths
  • Branchville Borough-182 and 0 deaths
  • Byram Township-2,540 and 10 deaths
  • Frankford Township-1,678 and 49 deaths
  • Franklin Borough-1,650 and 19 deaths
  • Fredon Township-863 and 7 deaths
  • Green Township-1,203 and 12 deaths 
  • Hamburg Borough-1,051 and 9 deaths
  • Hampton Township-1,567 and 10 deaths
  • Hardyston Township-2,540 and 22 deaths
  • Hopatcong Borough-4,584 and 38 deaths
  • Lafayette Township-710 and 2 deaths
  • Montague Township-1,010 and 7 deaths
  • Newton-2,895 and 60 deaths 
  • Ogdensburg Borough-712 and 9 deaths
  • Sandyston Township-508 and 4 deaths
  • Sparta Township-6,054 and 29 deaths
  • Stanhope Borough-1,175 and 7 deaths
  • Stillwater Township-1,037 and 6 deaths
  • Sussex Borough-590 and 2 deaths
  • Vernon Township-6,373 and 45 deaths
  • Walpack Township-3 and 0 deaths
  • Wantage Township-3,108 and 15 deaths

According to health officials, of the 44,322 cases, 43,194 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.

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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