Sussex County reports 58 new COVID-19 cases; 1 additional death
SUSSEX COUNTY, NJ – Sussex County officials on Tuesday, Jan. 26 are reporting 58 new COVID-19 cases and 1 additional death.
The total number of COVID-19 cases in Sussex County is at 7,913* and total deaths is at 253:
- Andover Borough-35 and 0 deaths
- Andover Township-547 and 122 deaths
- Branchville Borough-32 and 0 deaths
- Byram Township-434 and 7 deaths
- Frankford Township-317 and 28 deaths
- Franklin Borough-250 and 2 deaths
- Fredon Township-171 and 4 deaths
- Green Township-210 and 4 deaths
- Hamburg Borough-212 and 3 death
- Hampton Township-237 and 3 deaths
- Hardyston Township-464 and 9 deaths
- Hopatcong Borough-866 and 10 deaths
- Lafayette Township-106 and 1 death
- Montague Township-131 and 3 deaths
- Newton-491 and 19 deaths
- Ogdensburg Borough-133 and 3 deaths
- Sandyston Township-75 and 1 death
- Sparta Township-1,027 and 15 deaths
- Stanhope Borough-215 and 1 death
- Stillwater Township-161 and 1 death
- Sussex Borough- 85 and 1 death
- Vernon Township-1,188 and 11 deaths
- Walpack Township-0 and 0 deaths
- Wantage Township-527 and 5 deaths
*(7 prior 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 – 1/21/2021, click here.
According to health officials, of the 7,913 cases, 4,432 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.